Book your place and learn to green roof!

It’s nearly that time of year again…

Building Green is running our DIY Green Roof course on 24-25 October in Brighton.

This is run with our partners Organic Roofs and Brighton Permaculture Trust. It’s the first of it’s kind in the UK, and was established back in 2007.

Learn hands on how green roofs work, question the experts about your project, and visit some inspirational examples in the city.

Bookings can be made here.

Happy course participants in 2013, building their green roof bird boxes

Happy course participants in 2013, building their green roof bird boxes

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Autumn green roof course announced

Brighton Permaculture Trust announce a two-day course run in partnership with Brighton & Hove Building Green and Green Roof Training and in association with RESET.

Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 October 2011

Find out more here.

Building Green ran the first ever UK DIY green roof course with the Permaculture Trust. It was a real success, and has spawned courses across the country.

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Green Roofs Course – April 2010

Happy Green Roofers

Happy Green Roofers

A two-day course run in partnership with Brighton & Hove Building Green and Green Roof Training

Saturday 24 April 2010, 10.30-4.30, Varndean school
Sunday 25 April 2010, 10.30-3.30, Crew Club

Learn about green roofs and how to build them. Includes a hands-on practical and site visits.

Find out more and book here.

Don’t forget! Green Roof course in November

Building Green Course 2008Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 November 2009

10.30-4.30 Saturday
10.30-3.30 Sunday

Learn about green roofs and how to build them. Includes hands-on experience and site visits.
Brighton Permaculture Trust in partnership with Brighton & Hove Building Green.

Find out more here: http://www.brightonpermaculture.co.uk/courses_events/greenroofs09.html

Free Green Roof Event

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Find out everything you need to know about green roofs from leading expert Dusty Gedge and BioRegional.

Held at Eversheds’ London headquarters, close to St Paul’s Cathedral, these free seminars are aimed at all those thinking about installing or specifying a green roof.

The seminars include a tour of Eversheds’ cutting-edge green roof – the largest in London, a one hour introduction to green roofs from Dusty Gedge, the results of an exciting new green roof trial from BioRegional, along with a question and answer session.

Aimed at local authorities, developers, housing associations, architects and specifiers, you will find out about:

  • the benefits of green roofs
  • composts and substrates
  • types of green roofs
  • suitability for different applications.

Dates and times

There are three seminars to choose from, but don’t delay as places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis:

  • Thursday 12th November: 9-11.30 am
  • Thursday 12th November: 2.30-5 pm
  • Friday 13th November: 9-11.30 am

To book your place or to find our more email jude.hassall@bioregional.com or call her on 020 8404 4895, stating your preferred date.

Green roof course announced

Dusty Gedge at the Brighton & Hove Building Green workshop in 2008A two day course in Brighton, Saturday 13 to Sunday 14 June 2009.

Learn about green roofs and how to build them. Includes hands-on experience and site visits guided by experts.

Book the workshop via our partners the Brighton Permaculture Trust.

Last year’s DIY Green Roof workshop was the first in the UK and a great success – we hope you can join us in June.