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Roof gardens and green façades

As there is less and less space for trees and other plants in urban environments, roofs and façades are often the best way to bring back a natural balance. Firstly, roof gardens create space for greenery in urban areas. Roof gardens and green façades also make a significant contribution to capturing particulates, ecology and reducing the Urban Heat Island effect. Of course it's important to make a carefully considered choice for species that lend themselves to use on roofs when making a selection. And matters such as watering systems and substrates also need to be taken directly into account in the planting plan.

Roof garden or green façade?

Ebben Nurseries offers a wide range of trees and other plants for roof gardens and façades.

Roof garden or green façade?

Looking for inspiration?

Visit the 1,400 m² 'edible roof garden' on top of the Ebben Inspyrium.

Looking for inspiration?

Reference projects roof gardens and green façades

  • Ovaltower roof garden, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • City Garden, Groningen, the Netherlands

  • Library roof garden, Malden, the Netherlands

  • Alnovum roof park, Almere, the Netherlands

  • World Trade Center Zuidplein roof garden, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • Overhoeks roof garden, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • Gelre Hospital, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands

  • Alexander Boersstraat roof garden, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • Centre Commercial Colombia, Rennes, France

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