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 to look at, low maintenance, good for stormwater attenuation and able to withstand high winds.
Location: COCA, Wellington, NZ
Architect: Athfield Architects
Project Manager/Contractor: Arrow International