Rijks Universiteit (University of Groningen, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies)
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Photo Courtesy of ZinCo BeneluxProject Name: Rijks Universiteit (University of Groningen, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies)
Year: 2010
Owner: Rijks Universiteit Groningen
Location: Groningen, The Netherlands
Building Type: Educational
Type: Extensive, Test/Research
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 80729 sq.ft.
Slope: 60%
Access: Accessible, Open to Public
Submitted by: ZinCo Benelux

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Architect: Rudy Uytenhaak Architcten
Construction: Strukton
Greenroof System: ZinCo GmbH
Greenroof System Provider: ZinCo Benelux
Greenroof Installation & Maintenance: Veenstra Daktuinen
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The Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies (CEES) is a research institute in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Groningen. CEES embraces nine research groups, all located at the Linnaeusborg on the Zernike science campus.

The Linnaeusborg (Building "U", as indicated by capital U on the red signs) is situated at the Zernike Science Campus to the north of the city of Groningen.
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Completed on April 1, 2010, the Rijks Universiteit Groningen (University of Groningen) has roof slopes ranging from 8 to 23 degrees. For the CEES project, the following ZinCo products were used, supplied by ZinCo Benelux:

1200 m SSM 45, FD 25-RV, substrate
1200 m2 XD 20, substrate
3300 m2 FS 75 , substrate
460 m2 WD 65 and substrate

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The Rijks Universiteit, Groningen Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies at the University of Groningen is located at Linnaeusborg (5th floor), Nijenborgh 7 Building U 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands; +31 (0)50 363 8357; http://www.rug.nl/research/cees/cees. For more information about the project, contact Peter Koop of ZinCo Benelux at: daktuin@zinco.nl. Learn about ZinCo GmbH in The Greenroof & Greenwall Directory.
 
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