Photo of the Day

September 6, 2009

Santa Lucia Green Roof

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine

The irrigated roof of a house in the exclusive Santa Lucia Preserve community near Carmel, California, helps the structure blend smoothly into a grove of live oaks. Designed by Bay Area architect Jonathan Feldman, the roof also adds a measure of protection in this fire-prone area.

See more photographs from the May 2009 feature story "Up on the Roof."

Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
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