Intensive garden landscaping

When to specify...

Accessible green roofs and gardens are used for recreational and leisure purposes. The intensive green roof landscape variations are practically limitless for design and use, as it is feasible to create an environment at roof level similar to that of any designed garden or parkland.

Key features

  • Provides valuable recreational space
  • Vegetation selection is bespoke to the project
  • Storm water management capacity
  • Substrate is extremely lightweight
  • Drainage layer and substrate keep system weight to minimum


  • Assists in maximising the building's potential
  • Planting can be chosen to fulfil BREEAM requirements
  • System helps mitigate flooding
  • Substrate meets FLL European Standards
  • Low weight system allows for design flexibility
1 Substrate and garden planting scheme Lightweight growing medium manufactured to FLL guidelines.
2  Filter fleece Polypropylene fleece to prevent substrate fines from entering the drainage element.
3 DSE 60 water retention and drainage layer infilled with Bauder mineral drain Multi-functional water storage and drainage layer, usually infilled with Mineral Drain.
4 Pro Mat protection layer Protection layer to prevent mechanical damage to the waterproofing system.
5 PE foil separation layer Separation layer between the waterproofing and green roof components.
6 Bauder waterproofing Shown here with Plant E root resistant, SBS modified bitumen membrane reinforced with 250g/m² recycled spunbond polyester. 

Approvals, certification and guarantee

  • Comprehensive range of guarantees for this system
  • Substrate, filtration layers and drainage boards comply with FLL guidelines

Environmental credentials

  • Substrates include a high proportion of recycled crushed brick and aggregate
  • Protection, filtration and isolation layers manufactured from recycled materials

Installation and maintenance

The quality and experience of the installing operative is paramount to ensuring a successful project. Bauder Approved Contractors are the only people fully trained and certified to install our products. They provide the necessary experience that our exceptional guarantee demands.


Contact us today about your project

Each project is unique in its requirements, but we have case studies and examples of our work available for you to look at. If you are looking for a green roof system, then get in touch with our team to discuss your project’s individual needs.