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Sky Garden Win 2017 Green Roof of the Year

Sky Garden Win 2017 Green Roof of the Year

13th June 2017

Sky Garden were delighted to win the Green Roof of the Year award at this year’s UK Roofing Awards in London, having been nominated for the works at The Macallan Distillery.... read more

Integrating Nature Into Urban Spaces With Biophilic Design

Integrating Nature Into Urban Spaces With Biophilic Design

24th March 2017

Urban spaces can often leave us longing for fresh air, green countryside and rolling hill views. Busy offices can leave us clock-watching and daydreaming of exotic holidays. But how can we lessen our longing and better our mindsets so we don’t detach ourselves from the wonders of the natural world c... read more

Green Roofs are 'Low-Maintenance' not 'No-Maintenan

Green Roofs are 'Low-Maintenance' not 'No-Maintenance'

20th February 2017

Green roof maintenance is generally a very simple process. They are designed so that they will not require endless hours spent on the roof in order to keep them looking at their best.... read more

How to maintain a green roof

15th July 2016

Green roofs offer many benefits but in order to for your roof to grow and flourish into a natural habitat regular maintenance is required. Here are a few simple tasks to keep your roof looking healthy.... read more

Green roofs as ecosystems

Green roofs as ecosystems

7th April 2016

A well planned and managed green roof system can provide urban areas with space for natural vegetation and small wildlife to thrive. ... read more

The Green Roof Market Is Growing

The Green Roof Market Is Growing

19th February 2016

With the rapid growth of urban and rural development, green roofs have evolved and adapted to help solve issues and create opportunities within the construction industry.... read more

Sky Garden Are Hiring

Sky Garden Are Hiring

2nd November 2015

Sky Garden are offering a fantastic opportunity in our flourishing green roof business. If you are an experienced Site Manager or Operations Manager, or looking for the next step in your career, you may be the person we are looking for. Read more here and get in touch if interested.... read more

How Much Does a Green Roof Cost Per M2?

How Much Does a Green Roof Cost Per M2?

21st September 2015

Our employees at Sky Garden often get asked the same question: how much does a green roof cost per m2? Unfortunately, this question does not have a straight forward answer!... read more

Sky Garden Green Roof on Award-Winning Filwood Business Park

Sky Garden Green Roof on Award-Winning Filwood Business Park

28th July 2015

Bristol City Council have won the award for New Building of the Year at this month's 2degrees Champions Awards 2015 for Filwood Green Business Park.... read more

The Urban Heat Island Effect in London

The Urban Heat Island Effect in London

15th July 2015

During the summer, especially during a heat wave like we had a couple of weeks ago, the temperatures in cities like London are considerably higher than those in surrounding rural areas. This is known as the Urban Heat Island Effect. Why does this happen? Is there anything that can prevent this issue... read more