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Green roofing for School of Architecture and Construction

  • 26 Feb 2015

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The School’s terraced roofs have been fitted with a Blackdown green roofing system to make up 14 teaching gardens

The University’s new School of Architecture and Construction was finished and opened in December 2014.

It was designed with a series of terraced roofs to make up 14 interlinked teaching gardens.

Over 3,000 square metres of Alumasc’s green roofing system was fitted to create a living laboratory.

The green roof was specified for educational purposes; it will allow the School to carry out more research and test the sustainability of new ideas in landscaping and architecture.

For this reason, the project has achieved a BREEAM Innovation award.

The Blackdown green roofing system is manufactured using a series of components that replicate the natural growing environment for plants.

Green roofs are able to improve a building’s thermal performance, absorb CO2 and increase rainwater retention.

Find out more about Blackdown green roofing systems

Alumasc Roofing Systems
White House Works
Bold Road
Sutton
St Helens
Merseyside
WA9 4JG
UK

+44 (0) 3335 771 500

Visit Alumasc Roofing Systems website

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