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Intensive Green Roof Systems

AN INTENSIVE GREEN ROOF, OFTEN REFERRED TO AS A ROOF GARDEN, PROVIDES ALL THE BENEFITS OF A DOMESTIC GARDEN. DESIGNED PRIMARILY FOR RECREATIONAL USE, INTENSIVE ROOFS ARE TYPICALLY CONFIGURED WITH 200 MM+ OF THE SUBSTRATE AND OFTEN REQUIRE REGULAR MAINTENANCE AND IRRIGATION.

 

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ICB Waterproofing System

ICB Waterproofing System

PL300 Protection Fleece

PL300 Protection Fleece

EvaDrain 25 Drainage Board

EvaDrain 25 Drainage Board

FL150 Filter Fleece

FL150 Filter Fleece

Intensive Planting

Intensive Planting

Intensive Green Roof System

An intensive green roof, often referred to as a roof garden, provides all the benefits of a domestic garden. Designed primarily for recreational use, intensive roofs are typically configured with 200 mm+ of the substrate and often require regular maintenance and irrigation.

TYPICAL WEIGHTS/LOADING (saturated)

Intensive Green Roof

Turf 30kg/m2

Soil 200mm depth (wet weight) 360kg/m2

Drainage layer 13kg/m2

Waterproofing 1.7kg/m2

100mm thick insulation 6kg/m2

Total 410.7kg/m2

Vegetation

  • Grasses 

  • Ground Covers

  • Flowers

  • Shrubs and Trees

  • Deeper soil allows to accommodate large plants and dramatic plant groupings

  • Well suited for the vertical rooftop farming/ vegetable and herb gardens

  • Suited to roofs with a highly visible presence or public access

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