What we used to call “green” design is now just common sense. Take it from a contractor who called on his eco savvy to update his own home
Thomas J. Story
A lot is packed into the 25- by 45-foot backyard: a play structure, fruit trees, a deck, lawn, and even a zipline. The addition made room for a rooftop garden just off the master bedroom’s deck where the family grows herbs, strawberries, and succulents.