living roof construction | Is a sedum roof covering best for a DIY green roof?

living roof construction | Is a sedum roof covering best for a DIY green roof?

Riefa boards are a new type of green roof substrate.  They are a hi-tech fibre board made from organically grown and sustainable natural resources, including rye flour and tree bark. There are some other ingredients in there too, but forgive me if, for reasons of commercial confidence, I don’t expand on them here. But rest assured they are innovative and do what the designer intends. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

Riefa Lightweight Living roofs

Riefa boards are a new type of green roof substrate. They are a hi-tech fibre board made from organically grown and sustainable natural resources, including rye flour and tree bark. There are some other ingredients in there too, but forgive me if, for reasons of commercial confidence, I don’t expand on them here. But rest assured they are innovative and do what the designer intends. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

This client loves his garden room sedum roof so much he smiles every day.

This client loves his garden room sedum roof so much he smiles every day.

green roof, living roof, succulents, sedums, grasses, herbs, living architecture, DIY, bio-architecture

10 great plants for a living roof

green roof, living roof, succulents, sedums, grasses, herbs, living architecture, DIY, bio-architecture

Kanny Wheelie Bin Storage with Planter with No Doors W174cm x H146cm £249.00

Double Wheelie Bin Storage with Planter by Kanny - W174cm x H146cm

Kanny Wheelie Bin Storage with Planter with No Doors W174cm x H146cm £249.00

green roof Sedum matting - Edengro.co.uk

green roof Sedum matting - Edengro.co.uk

Sedum planted green roof

Sedum planted green roof

Drought tolerant, living roof. If my future home can't have a green roof, then I could absolutely have a shed or chicken coop with one! Photograph: Nicola Stocken Tomkins

Lia Leendertz on sedum roofs and tiny gardens

Drought tolerant, living roof. If my future home can't have a green roof, then I could absolutely have a shed or chicken coop with one! Photograph: Nicola Stocken Tomkins

A green roof of succulents on the shed roof? Yes, please.

A green roof of succulents on the shed roof? Yes, please.

covered patio... Green Roof by Saul Nursery (Atlanta, GA). Can use various species of: Sedum, Delospermas, Sempervivums, and Jovivarbas

covered patio... Green Roof by Saul Nursery (Atlanta, GA). Can use various species of: Sedum, Delospermas, Sempervivums, and Jovivarbas

Soon, I will have a house even more like a Hobbit hole. Sedum Roof Drainage System from Mill Valley Cabins

Soon, I will have a house even more like a Hobbit hole. Sedum Roof Drainage System from Mill Valley Cabins

A Sedum Green Roof. Green roofs aren’t new; they’ve been around for eons as people all over the world used natural materials to build their homes.  Only now, green roof design has evolved to be not only a way of protecting a building from the elements, it’s a source of beauty and also an ecological response to the climatic changes.  To survive and thrive on a green roof, a plant needs to be drought tolerant, but also capable of soaking up huge amounts of periodic inundation such as a…

Green roofs

A Sedum Green Roof. Green roofs aren’t new; they’ve been around for eons as people all over the world used natural materials to build their homes. Only now, green roof design has evolved to be not only a way of protecting a building from the elements, it’s a source of beauty and also an ecological response to the climatic changes. To survive and thrive on a green roof, a plant needs to be drought tolerant, but also capable of soaking up huge amounts of periodic inundation such as a…

sedum roof

sedum roof

Curved timber roof with moss sedum. By Roderick James Architects

Curved timber roof with moss sedum. By Roderick James Architects

Kingsbury Croft by Designscape Architects  //  Green Roof, Galvanised Metal Frame, Glazing, Extension, Link to Garden, Internal and External Connection, Home, House, Architecture, Roof Light, Contemporary, Modern, Wild Flowers

Kingsbury Croft by Designscape Architects // Green Roof, Galvanised Metal Frame, Glazing, Extension, Link to Garden, Internal and External Connection, Home, House, Architecture, Roof Light, Contemporary, Modern, Wild Flowers

Roof for butterflies! Even wildflower fields are sold like carpets on roofs. If I ever get a dream house, that's my roof :)

Roof for butterflies! Even wildflower fields are sold like carpets on roofs. If I ever get a dream house, that's my roof :)

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