Private Garage

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.

Size:  45m2

Completion:  August 2011