Longley Hub
   
Architects Original DrawingProject Name: Longley Hub
Year: 2003
Owner: Longley Organised Community Forum Association
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, UK
Building Type: Other
Type: Extensive
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 3391 sq.ft.
Slope: 33%
Access: Inaccessible, Private
Submitted by: The Green Roof Centre

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Greenroof System: Bauder
Photos courtesy of The Green Roof Centre
The build contains a community centre for general public use and community caf?. The roof is visually unique for the area and compliments its surroundings breaking up the monotonous feel of surrounding buildings. The green roof compliments other sustainable features at the site a ground source heat pump. The aim was for the building to look a raised part of the surrounding green space with a building discreetly slotted underneath.
Green Roof Elements: Extensive sedum mat system with 33m substrate depth. Green Roof system: Bauder

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The Green Roof Centre was established by the University of Sheffield and Groundwork Sheffield working in partnership with the four South Yorkshire Local Authorities. See the case study from The Green Roof Centre here. For more information, please contact The Green Roof Centre c/o Groundwork Sheffield, The Innovation Centre, 217 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP; Fax: 0114 263 6429; Website: www.groundwork-sheffield.org.uk.
 
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