Location: Buckleton Beach, Matakana, New Zealand
Client: G & J Cremer
Living Roof Planting & Design: Renée Davies, Unitec
Living Roof Type: semi-extensive, new build, concrete roof
Development Type: Residential garage
Living Roof Brief: A semi-extensive living roof is located on the new boat shed building and the planting of this green roof has taken inspiration from its coastal location and from known successful NZ natives that have been used as living roof plants to create a totally native green roof which has botanical and visual links with the adjacent coastal garden design.
Living Roof Design: 200mm deep substrate over plazadeck drainage system and nuralite waterproof membrane on concrete roof of garage
Living Roof Plants: Festuca coxii, Coprosma acerosa, Leptospermum flavescens ‘Little bun’, Libertia ixioides, Pimelea prostrata, Leptospermum flavescens ‘Pink beauty’, Muehlenbeckia axillaris.
Completion: August 2011