Biodiversity Roof

Diversity is the key to more variety ....

Creating new habitats for local flora and fauna

Green roofs with flora and fauna in mind. Biodiverse green roofs have an ecological focus and are intentionally designed to provide habitat for a range of organisms. Suitable native plants with a range of microhabitats are the target. ZinCo green roof systems offer the flexibility make this happen.


  • Low maintenance
  • Varying growing medium depths to mimic natural habitats
  • Stormwater captured provides water source for birds and insects
  • Nesting aids used to foster insect colonization

System buildup / Design tools

  1. Variation in Plant heights
  2. Variation in Growing Medium depth
  3. ZinCo Green Roof Assembly
  4. Logs/Dead Wood/Rocks
  5. Temporary Waterbodies
  6. Roof Structure & Waterproofimg

Depth: Varies

Water retention capacity: Varies

Saturated weight: Varies

Slope: 2-5 degrees

Planning Guides

Why Green Roofs?

Greener cities are healthier cities – and ZinCo green roofs can significantly contribute to making cities and buildings more livable by:

  • Improving air quality by absorbing greenhouse gases.
  • Absorbing sunlight, reducing cooling and heating costs for your building.
  • Capturing and helping manage storm water.
  • Reconnecting humans with nature.
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