Gaines Group Architects

Why you should want a vegetated roof for your home and business.

Green roof, vegetative roof, intensive, extensive, sedums Рthere are many terms and phrases you will  learn in the world of growing vegetation on your roof. This is a niche market, it is new and innovative. Or rather, this is a technology that was developed in Germany in...

Green Terms Defined – Low Impact Development

Low Impact Development (LID) is an approach to site planning the is holistic looking at a building context and Best Management Practices (BMP) to replicate the natural patterns of the site. LID captures rainwater, recycling it to use on-site or slowly letting it recharge the...