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A Brooklyn architect looked no further than his own home when designing this rooftop oasis. Eight inches of soil on the roof absorb rainwater runoff that would normally end up in the city streets. Rainwater absorption by roofs helps prevent pollutants from contaminating the water supply and flooding near the home.
--- A green roof, or 'living roof' really helps regulate the temperature of a house or building, keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. You can even graze your goats on them! Indeed: goats can climb ladders, they are quite agile! generally only grass or wild plants that do not require deep soil are used or found on living roofs, and it is better to plan a building from the beginning to accommodate a green roof, but you can also have plant boxes