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College of Creative Arts, Massey University, New Zealand

Lightweight extensive green roof – 255 sq metres extensive green roof comprising 8 species of sedums and succulents randomly plug planted at 25 plants per square metre. Pebble margins and automatic dripline irrigation. More than 90% coverage was achieved within 3 months. Looked down on from other classrooms, this roof was designed to be attractive…

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Bach sleepout – Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Approx 70m2. Bach sleepout built into the side of a hill and designed to blend in with the landscape. 300mm deep growing medium allowing for a large range of salt tolerant, local native plants, bushes and small trees. Location: Rawhiti, Bay of Islands, NZ Architect: Peter Mitchell, Studio Pacific Project Manager/Contractor: Brian Mather Builders Development…

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Remarkables Primary School, Queenstown, New Zealand

The Remarkables Primary School is the first school in New Zealand to have a green roof. A need for greater learning space plus a desire to ‘blend’ the school into the landscape were the driving forces for this school’s green roof. The green roof is situated alongside a boardwalk that acts as the schools unique…

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NZI Building

NZI Building, Auckland New Zealand

A large part of the award-winning NZI building, this green roof has been instrumental in helping this building achieve its 5 star Green Star NZ rating for its green building design from the NZGBC. The green roof, which was planted in May 2009, is made up of a variety of sedum and succulent plants and…

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University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

This roof was installed on a new electrical substation built on the University of Waikato campus to help the substation roof to blend in with its surroundings as it was overlooked by University buildings. Location: Switchroom, University of Waikato, Hamilton Client: University of Waikato Project Manager/ Contractor: Stu Banks Builders Ltd, Hamilton Development Type: Power…

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University of Auckland – School of Engineering

The first green roof to be planted in Auckland, Greenroofs Ltd were thrilled to be part of this forward-thinking research project. Planted on top of the university’s School of Engineering building on Symonds Street, the roof is designed as part of an Auckland Regional Council-funded study. Initial results showed the roof was soaking up around…

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Waitakere Civic Centre Greenroof

Waitakere Civic Centre

A modern, award-winning green roof, The Waitakere Civic Centre greenroof was installed in June 2006. The roof was designed to manage stormwater runoff as well as to encourage biodiversity It has recently won the Award of Excellence for Sustainability. It is believed to be the first green roof on a civic building in New Zealand,…

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