Roof Gardens: History, Design, and Construction


Roof Gardens: History, Design, and Construction Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: WW Norton & Co Pages: 320 Illustrations and other contents: 100 in color pages Language: English ISBN: 9780393730128 Categories: , , , ,

Roof Gardens covers site considerations, construction, design elements, and maintenance, as well as useful data and sources of supply and information. It presents a wealth of material, including typical sections and details of raised planters, walls, paving, drainage, and lighting. It also discusses planting soils and root-proofing, reviews useful new construction techniques-largely unknown in the United States-and offers a richly illustrated tour of roof gardens around the world and through history.

Weight1.634 kg


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