Research and evidence

Green roof hydrology experiments occur in controlled environments under cover at The University of Melbourne

A PDF can be downloaded here that examines the benefits of green roofs, walls and facades established by research.

The information provided is from peer-reviewed scientific, architectural and engineering research journals, technical reports and books. References and links are provided to the original articles, although some of these are accessible only through journal subscriptions. Data used here have been summarised or re-plotted to demonstrate key points.

This PDF provides an expanded version of what is available in Section 2 of the Growing Green Guide.