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Planning and designing green roofs: advances in research

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University of Melbourne, Burnley Campus

500 Yarra Boulevard

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Richmond, VIC 3121

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Applying research evidence to green roof planning and design

You are invited to a morning workshop on the latest research outcomes from the Green Infrastructure Research Group, University of Melbourne. Specifically tailored for industry and government, this is a unique opportunity to find out about the research and how it can be applied to green roof planning and design.

The Green Infrastructure Research Group (GIRG) at the University of Melbourne is at the forefront of green roof research in Australia and is working with industry to apply this research in our cities and urban areas.

Topics include:

  • Plant selection and design use in Australian conditions

  • Substrates and green roof layers

  • Maintenance planning

  • Evidence of benefits - energy, water and biodiversity

  • Health and well-being benefits

  • Industry engagement and capacity building through the use of demonstration green roofs

Speakers: A/Prof John Rayner, A/Prof Nick Williams, Dr Claire Farrell, A/Prof Kathryn Williams, Dr Kate Lee and postgraduate students.

Please feel free to forward to interested colleagues.

Catering: Morning tea and lunch provided. Please email dietary requirements to rachael.bathgate@unimelb.edu.au

Cancellations: Please cancel via Eventbrite or email to rachael.bathgate@unimelb.edu.au. This helps us reduce food waste and enables people on the wait list to attend.

Getting there: Tram route 70 (stop 18) Train - nearest stations are Hawthorn and Burnley Car - ticket parking on Yarra Boulevard (including all day). Limited free parking on site in UniMelb designated areas - please check signs and collect permit from Burnley reception on arrival.

We warmly welcome your attendance at this event.

Regards, A/Prof John Rayner

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500 Yarra Boulevard

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Richmond, VIC 3121

Australia

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