Roof Garden – Westbury Street

Green Roof on a 1950’s Apartment Block  –  646M2


The Roof Garden is growing strong and is now a fabulous usable space for the residents of Westbury Street

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LOCATION  – Private Residence, 38 Westbury Street, St Kilda East

CLIENT – Bedlam Pictures

DESIGN & INSTALL – Fytogreen Australia

COMPLETION – August 2015

Fytogreen was contracted for the retrofitting of a roof garden on a 1950’s apartment block in St Kilda East.

The residents of the apartment block applied for a council grant to redesign their apartment complex roof top into a functional and enjoyable garden space. The design incorporated 50m2 grassed area & a lillydale topping pathway of 52m2.

Details of the full journey can be read at

“ Life is good on the roof and the community is coming together to look after this gift.
We now have tables and seats and plants that wave to us in the wind.”
– Residents of Westbury St.

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WINNER at the 2016 Premier’s Sustainability Awards… “Built Environment – Green Roof in the City”

1 Comment

  1. fytogreen on June 2, 2017 at 2:36 am

    A great video created by the residence 38 Westbury Street – A residential rooftop garden design and installed by Fytogreen in 2015.
    Its wonderful to see the amazing significance a roof garden can make to a community.

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