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Pyramid architecture always catches our attention, and this gorgeous grass-clad example in Japan has us drooling - especially because it actually exists (not usually the case with these types of megastructures). Okay, you caught us - the building, called ACROS, isn't really a pyramid (it's more like a ziggurat), but whatever you call it, you can't deny the awe that its enormous terraced green roof inspires. Alive with 5,000 thriving plants representing 76 species, the mixed use structure…

ACROS: A Giant Japanese Pyramid Blanketed in Green Grass

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Dubai Carbon Neutral Pyramid: Building running off of wind, stream, and other natural resources. Can operate completely off the grid.

H.Remota G.DelSol , Chile    Fotografo: Guy Wenborne

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Green Roof on Minneapolis Public Library

Green Roof on Minneapolis Public Library

grass-covered green roof

Types of Roofing

A homeowner's guide to roof types available for homes, including tile, slate, asphalt shingle and metal roofs, which can look like any of the others.

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Everyone knows that deck and patio space comes at a premium in the city - particularly lush rooftop garden areas, such as the uncanny overgrown green roof in

BaksvanWengerden Architecten

Built by BaksvanWengerden Architecten in Alkmaar, The Netherlands with date Images by Yvonne Brandwijk. BaksvanWengerden Architecten is commissioned to design a single-family house on a self-build plot in Nollen-Oost, loc.

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More reasons for South African property investors to consider green buildings

residential green roofs at Wohldorf-Ohlstedt near Hamburg, Germany

A beautiful example of residential green roofs at Wohldorf-Ohlstedt near Hamburg

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