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!
This is Leanach Farmhouse in Scotland. At years old its wonderful history is told by the stones, clay and oak that have kept it standing for so many centuries. In this picture the beautiful cottage is getting a new haircut of a red heather thatch.
Crovie is a small village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK comprising a single row of houses. Unlike the similar neighbouring village, Pennan, Crovie is situated on such a narrow ledge that any cars have to be left at the south of the village.
Take a trip to Morocco and chances are you’ll find yourself basking in one of these interior courtyards. A way to bring a green space or even a pool area into the house, courtyards practically define Marrakech‘s traditional palaces called riads.