Creating Biodiversity Hotspots on Solar Roofs

Solar roofs can also be biodiversity hotspots. Solar farms can be turned into biodiversity hotspots. The biosolar roof project aims to promote this at roof level. Whilst at ground level, the synergy between producing energy and creating habitat for biodiversity is...

Vertical Drainage on a Green Roof

Vertical drainage is still needed from a green roof. They are excellent at storing rainwater. They are one of the first source control mechanisms in the SUDS train… in most rain events green roofs designed using our guide can hold nearly 60% of the average rain...

Bin stores with green roofs

Green Roof of the Day A Bin shed on a council estates in UK is a perfect for green roofs to be retrofitted onto. Green Roof Bin Stores in Hammersmith These bin stores were installed on an estate in Hammersmith in 2014 by John Little’s other company. The concept...

Bike sheds should have a green roof

Bike Shed – Green roof of the day Most bike sheds are pretty boring to be honest. In fact they are architectural eyesores in many cases. Why not combine sustainable transport (bicycles) with biodiversity? Why limit your bike shed to cycles? Why not add bees and...

Green Roof Sheds – Virginia beach to Milton Keynes

From Virginia Beach to Milton Keynes, green roofs are spreading. Over the last few years there have been a number of stories about green roofs sheds. We like green roofs shed.  It i, after all,  the purpose of the guide to support people in creating them. Both of...