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First, search the web for sites that describe what all is included in making and maintaining a green roof.
http://www.roofmeadow.com/ is a fantastic site that includes specs and detail drawings to help understand the mechanics of a green roof.
http://www.verticalgardenpatrickblanc.com/#/en/home is a site operated by Patrick Blanc who was a frontrunner in creating living walls, or "Vertical Gardens". It is full of inspiring images that may help with ideas, but finding technical information is difficult.
http://www.mirror.co.uk/advice/most-popular/2008/10/11/how-to-grow-a-roof-for-your-garden-shed-115875-20792352/ This site offers the steps you have to go through to get the project completed.
Secondly, I would check with the city, or planning officials in your area, and see what benefits are available for green roof owners, as well as what permits you may have to acquire.
Third, try your hand at some smaller project, like outfitting a dog house, tool shed or other small scale outdoor structure with a green roof. If you can handle that, you may have a better idea of how they work, look and what it takes to complete the process.
Finally, contact a reputable contractor or two, or *three* and see how they could help you. Replacing a few shingles isn't really a big job, and it's easily accomplished by someone who can get onto a roof. But completely refitting a roof is a big job, and in order to do it well, it has to be done by someone with construction experience. Make sure the design is something you are happy with. It's the job of the architects, engineers and contractors to make you happy and provide you with a design that is safe, effective and beautiful.
PS: GODVOX is a moron. Just thought I'd mention that. Go ahead, flag me. It's not going to change anything.
Find a GED toting liberal/hippie, bathe it give it a job then kill it dig it up and kill it again
If a person wants to spend their own personal money this way, fine. But creating green roofs on governent buildings and schools is wastefull. These roofs are very expensive to build and are a maintenance nightmare.
Money for books and money for teachers and money for basic education should not be wasted on green roofs. Its just stupid when there are much higher priorities.
Natural Beauty ?? that home shown above with weeds growing on the roof is natural beauty ?? I bet you think Pond Scum is beautiful also.. wouldn't want that thing next to my home...and all the insects it attracts I suppose feeds the children..ILMAO at all the high brow comments..sorry I shook up your little Love in, Ill go away....