Rian and Melissa Jorgensen's 2 Bar House in Menlo Park boasts all the usual green design suspects: energy-efficient lighting, good insulation, renewable material finishes, radiant heat, and the roof is pre-wired for future PV panels. Still, one of the homeowner's favorite aspect of  green design is the living roof planted with succulents, aloe, viviums, and ice plants.  Photo 6 of 12 in These 10 Green Roofs Bring Life—and So Much More—to These Modern Structures
A living roof is among the project's many green features.  Photo 8 of 12 in These 10 Green Roofs Bring Life—and So Much More—to These Modern Structures
“I wanted to plant a green roof for its thermal mass, but I wanted it to be as natural as possible,” Liang says.  Photo 7 of 12 in These 10 Green Roofs Bring Life—and So Much More—to These Modern Structures
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