|The Schlössle Galerie in Pforzheim, Germany offers visitors over 75,000 sf (7,000 m2) of park-like space over an urban shopping mall - three levels of shops with a green roof/park that ties in with a part of the city located on higher ground that now fulfils a recreational function for residents of the city centre.|
The greenroof in the heart of Pforzheim connects workers back to nature with areas for recreation and relaxation. The green roof offers various playground items, numerous eating areas and even a cafeteria. The Schlössle Galerie, Pforzheim was the recipient of the FBB -Fachvereinigung Bauwerksbegrünung e.V. (Professional Green Roof Association) - Green Roof of the Year Award for 2006.
|The intensive living roof utilizes both a three and four layer greenroof system from Optigrün international. The roof surface is pitched, which is why there are various build-up heights to cope with the incline and the different plant locations. The green roof build-up levels measure between 50 cm to more than 110 cm in height.|
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|Schlössle-Galerie is located at Kiehnlestrasse 14, 75172 Pforzheim; 07231 154 08-0; http://www.schloessle-galerie.de/home.php, with greenroof photos here. See the project profile from Optigrün/Optigreen and visit the FBB Green Roof of the Year Award page here. Learn about Optigrün international AG / Optigreen in The Greenroof Directory.|
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