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 light weight, organic, economical alternative to a traditional green roof. Riefa® Boards can be fitted directly onto a root resistant, waterproof membrane, then covered in a layer of living vegetation. Riefa® Board can be used in conjunction with many types of vegetation, including sedum, wildflower, chamomile & herbs. A living roof covering has many benefits including energy conservation, extending the life of a roof. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

All about RIEFA Green Roofs

Riefa® Boards are a light weight, organic, economical alternative to a traditional green roof. Riefa® Boards can be fitted directly onto a root resistant, waterproof membrane, then covered in a layer of living vegetation. Riefa® Board can be used in conjunction with many types of vegetation, including sedum, wildflower, chamomile & herbs. A living roof covering has many benefits including energy conservation, extending the life of a roof. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

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

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

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

Green Roof by Saul Nursery Can use various species of: Sedum, Delospermas, Sempervivums, and Jovivarbas

Green Roof by Saul Nursery Can use various species of: Sedum, Delospermas, Sempervivums, and Jovivarbas

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

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 :)

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…

Curved timber roof with moss sedum. By Roderick James Architects

Curved timber roof with moss sedum. By Roderick James Architects

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