The need to use sympathetic and environmentally friendly construction methods means that old neglected techniques are recieving a renaissance. These include lime mortar and render, wood and the use of seedum which not only provides a beautiful green roof but more importantly reduces runoff which contributes to the dangers of flash flooding.
The oak framed buildings were created as outdoor storage. Providing practical and beautiful solutions.
The sedum roof changes throughout the seasons providing an abundance of flowers in summer.
The roofs utilised sedum in order to blend into the existing surroundings. There are many benefits to using sedum in different construction situations these include;
- prevention of run off,
- thermal insulation,
- habitat for insects that encourage other wildlife.