Burnley Rooftop

Melbourne University lecturers Nick Williams and John Rayner, together with Hassell Studio, have lead a team to develop a successful rooftop garden at the Burnley Campus.  Having researched green roofs extensively, in 2008 the team commenced building a rooftop garden spread over 300 square metres and divided into three areas.

Scott recently visited the space to see the range of plants successfully taking to their rooftop environment.

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The rooftop garden has become a place for classes and there is ongoing research for students and industry professionals to gain knowledge in plant varieties and growing medium suitable for similar conditions.