Intensive Green Roofs

  • Ornamental leeks in front of a table and chairs
    Landscaped roofs offer additional space for numerous uses

Intensive Rooftop Landscaping

Intensive green roofs can most easily be compared to building a garden on a roof. They are usually multifunctional and accessible. They require more weight and a deeper system build-up. The maintenance is regular and depends on the landscape design and the chosen plant material. Anything is possible from lawns, perennials, shrubs, trees including other landscape options such as ponds, pergolas and patios.

Characteristics

  • Ornamental lawn, summer flowers, demanding shrubs, bushes and trees
  • Regular maintenance required
  • Build-up height depending on plant selection
  • Weight >150 kg/m²

System Build-ups

System build-ups at a glance

Green Roofs with Lawn

Lawns can be established on roofs using seed or turf just as they can on the ground. Read more about appropriate green roof system build-ups.

Urban Rooftop Farming

Enjoy fresh vegetables and fruits from your roof! ZinCo provide a system build-up with proven drainage technology for growing vegetables on roofs.
Technical Data
Build-up height from 250 mm
Weight, saturated from 300 kg/m²
Water retention capacity from 100 l/m²

Roof Garden

Our top quality roof garden system offers high water storage and allows for a variety of design concepts including walkways, water features, patios or play areas.
Technical Data
Build-up height from ca. 270 mm
Weight, saturated from ca. 370 kg/m²
Water retention capacity from ca. 136 l/m²

Roof Garden with Aquatec®

Roof Garden with Aquatec® is ideal for roofs with a limited load bearing capacity and allows for visually appealing prestigious designs with lawn, perennials and shrubs.
Technical Data
Build-up height from 150 mm
Weight, saturated from 180 kg/m²
Water retention capacity from 60 l/m²

Semi–Intensive Green Roofs

“Heather with Lavender” is the ideal green roof system build-up for growing a wide variety of blooming perennials, aromatic shrubs and ornamental grasses.
Technical Data
Build-up height from 160 mm
Weight, saturated from 195 kg/m²
Water retention capacity from 70 l/m²

System Build-ups

System build-ups at a glance

Green Roofs with Lawn

Lawns can be established on roofs using seed or turf just as they can on the ground. Read more about appropriate green roof system build-ups.

Urban Rooftop Farming

Enjoy fresh vegetables and fruits from your roof! ZinCo provide a system build-up with proven drainage technology for growing vegetables on roofs.
Technical Data
Build-up height from 250 mm
Weight, saturated from 300 kg/m²
Water retention capacity from 100 l/m²

Roof Garden

Our top quality roof garden system offers high water storage and allows for a variety of design concepts including walkways, water features, patios or play areas.
Technical Data
Build-up height from ca. 270 mm
Weight, saturated from ca. 370 kg/m²
Water retention capacity from ca. 136 l/m²

Roof Garden with Aquatec®

Roof Garden with Aquatec® is ideal for roofs with a limited load bearing capacity and allows for visually appealing prestigious designs with lawn, perennials and shrubs.
Technical Data
Build-up height from 150 mm
Weight, saturated from 180 kg/m²
Water retention capacity from 60 l/m²

Semi–Intensive Green Roofs

“Heather with Lavender” is the ideal green roof system build-up for growing a wide variety of blooming perennials, aromatic shrubs and ornamental grasses.
Technical Data
Build-up height from 160 mm
Weight, saturated from 195 kg/m²
Water retention capacity from 70 l/m²