Green Roofs come in all shapes and sizes. As a full-service firm devoted to designing, building and growing all forms of living architecture, specializing in green roofs, we believe that each project is unique and work to exceed the expectations of our clients. Inhabitect has over 20 years of combined experience in the industry and have worked on nearly 1,000 projects in the last decade. Our comprehensive service packages can be customized to cover all aspects of your project.

Inhabitect specializes in every type of green roof application. Below are the four standard types of green roofs typical found in the North American market place. If you have any questions please contact info@inhabitect.com.

Extensive Green Roof:

  • Between 3″ and 6″ of light weight growing media
  • 18-35 lbs/sf when fully saturated (can vary by region)
  • Lowest Plant Diversity

Intensive Green Roof:

  • Over 8″ of light weight growing media
  • 56+ lbs/sf when fully saturated (can vary by region)
  • High Plant Diversity

Lawn Green Roof:

  • Between 8″ and 12″ of light weight growing media
  • 56 – 84 lbs/sf when full saturated (can vary by region)
  • Specifically designed for turf grass

Steep Slope Green Roof:

  • Between 2″ and 12″ of light weight growing media
  • 26 – 84 lbs/sf when full saturated (can vary by region)
  • Plant Diversity will vary
  • Special slopes stabilization recommend for slopes with a 3:12 or greater pitch

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