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Irrigation for your Green Roof

Irrigation for your Green Roof

16th July 2019

While we are enjoying warm Summer days with little or no rainfall, we might need to consider water for our Green Roofs. Sedum roofs often only need to be watered during very dry weather. Although access to a water point is essential during the establishment stage of most green roofs, especially if ... read more

The 2019 RIBA National Awards

The 2019 RIBA National Awards

4th July 2019

The RIBA National Awards are given to buildings across the UK recognised as significant contributions to architecture. This year's winners, announced on 27 June 2019, were selected from the RIBA Regional Award winners determined earlier this year. ... read more

Sky Garden Wins Ecology Award for Pinewood Studios.

Sky Garden Wins Ecology Award for Pinewood Studios

4th July 2019

Sky Garden were so thrilled to receive the award at the 2019 CIEEM Awards Ceremony held at the prestigious Merchant Taylors’ Hall in London on 27 June 2019. The event was a fantastic celebration of the success of projects, businesses and individuals who have made significant contributions to protect... read more

Wildflower and the drop in pollinating insect numbers.

24th May 2019

As cities such as London grow, houses, offices and new developments take the place of green space because the land is more profitable after it has been developed. This does, however, pose a number of problems. By removing vegetation, air quality can reduce and pollution can become worse; water runof... read more

Sky Garden are 2019 UK Roofing awards finalists.

Sky Garden are 2019 UK Roofing awards finalists.

10th May 2019

We are so proud that Sky Garden are finalists in the 2019 UK Roofing Awards for our work done at Pinewood Studios together with Sir Robert McAlpine! Fingerscrossed Sky Garden brings it home! The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony tonight (10th May 2019) at the InterContinenta... read more

6 Maintenance Tips to consider for your Green Roof

6 Maintenance Tips to consider for your Green Roof

23rd April 2019

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

Green Roof Maintenance - How to keep a Green Roof Garden green.

How to keep a Green Roof Garden green.

20th March 2019

The green roof is becoming a more common occurrence in development as the industry looks for improved sustainability and better amenity solutions. But could a new breed of green roof, gaining popularity over the last couple of years, provide even better outcomes?... read more

The New Green Roof Is Blue

The New Green Roof Is Blue

20th March 2019

The green roof is becoming a more common occurrence in development as the industry looks for improved sustainability and better amenity solutions. But could a new breed of green roof, gaining popularity over the last couple of years, provide even better outcomes?... read more

Value the space on top of buildings.

Value the space on top of buildings.

11th October 2018

Over the past few years the green roof market has grown steadily. In 2017 the first UK Green Roof Market Report was produced by livingroofs.org . With the help of the NFRC and GRO, the report concluded that the green roof market shows an annual growth rate of 17.1% as green roofs become mainstream... read more

Start to make that change by choosing a green roof.

Start to make that change by choosing a green roof.

11th October 2018

In the 1970s, British chemist James Lovelock and American biologist Lynn Margulis developed the Gaia hypothesis, which suggests every living thing on Earth exists within and contributes to a self-regulating system that allows habitable conditions to exist and has done since life first emerged 3.8 bi... read more