31 Jul '15, 9am

Patrick Nadeau’s green-roofed Wave Home changes appearance with the seasons in France

The roof features an automatic watering system and water retention mechanism. A special planting scheme, which wraps the entire north and west facades of these undulating houses, was designed in collaboration between the architects and landscape design firm Ecovégétal. It includes special herbs and grasses that are able to adapt to harsh climates and require minimal maintenance. Lavender, thyme and other small aromatic herbs are scattered across the roof surface.

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