URBAN FARMING
Solution 1 (Shallow Build-Up)

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Lightweight and height-adjustable build-up that can be adapted to the desired type of fruit and vegetables
  • With Optigreen Drainage and Storage Board FKD 40
  • Optimised substrate with high water retention as a basis
  • Drainage with water reservoir
  • Various irrigation strategies (e.g. irrigation mats, drip tubes) can be integrated
Weight150-375 kg/m² or 1.5-3.75 KN/m²
Build-up depth120-300 mm
Roof pitch0–5° (0–9 %)
Vegetation form *herbs-vegetables-fruit bushes
Water retention60-95 %
Discharge coefficientCs=0.2 - 0.4
Water storageapprox. 45-126 l/m²
Ecological value
Maintenance costs
Cost factor
*80 – 100 mm: e.g. herbs
100 – 200 mm: e.g. strawberries, lettuce, onions or pumpkin
200 – 400 mm: e.g. currants, blackberries, gooseberries or tomatoes

FRUITS AND VEGETABLES OR CULINARY HERBS

  • As desired, depending on roof build-up

Optigrün-Intensivsubstrat Urban Soil US (80 – 400 cm)

  • A substrate that features high water storage capacity, good water permeability and good air porosity used for growing fruits and vegetables; tailored to multi-layered intensive systems
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OPTIGREEN FILTER FLEECE FIL 105

  • Prevents fine particles from forming sludge in the drainage layer; high water permeability

Optigreen Suction and Capillary Fleece RMS 500 K (alternative for Optigreen Filter Fleece FIL 105

  • Fleece with high capillary function for horizontal water distribution
  • Laid on the  Drainage Board; on top of this leaky pipes are placed for irrigation purposes
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Optigreen Combi Inspection Chamber TKS Plus (patented)
(not shown in the drawing)

  • Simple control of roof drainage outlets
  • Extendable in 100 mm increments
  • Side and top drainage openings
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OPTIGREEN DRAINAGE AND STORAGE BOARD FKD 40 (40 mm)

  • Rapid discharge of surplus water
  • Prevents accumulation of water for non-pitched roofs and large drainage lenght
  • Lightweight build-up with high drainage capacity
  • Permeable layer
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OPTIGREEN PROTECTION AND STORAGE FLEECE RMS 500

  • Protects root barrier membrane or roof membrane against damage and stores water
  • For higher mechanical demands: Optigreen Protection and Storage Fleece RMS 900 resp. 1200
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