200m2 intensive Roof Garden
Location - Private Residence, Northcote, Vic
Architect - Object / Subject
Design & Install - Fytogreen Australia
Maintenance - Owner
Completion - March 2022
This residential property in Northcote, with a recently constructed extension is home to a 200m2 feature green roof by Fytogreen.
The garden is divided into two sections: a main flat roof garden of 170.2m2 and a 35 degree sloped roof garden of 30m2. The soil depth varies from 250mm to 340mm depending on the slope.
The intensive green roof design incorporates bluestone pavers, veggie boxes and an automated irrigation system that utilizes rainwater collected from the roof.
The roof garden has 35 different species of plants, with a total of 1420 plants. The species selection includes several flowering species that are individually selected to the local climate, provide ecological benefits and will create a stunning colorful outlook for the home.
170m2 MAIN GREEN ROOF - PROFILE DEPTH 250mm
30m2 SLOPING ROOF GARDEN - PROFILE DEPTH 340mm
TOTAL 200m2 . 35 PLANT SPECIES . 1,420 PLANTS