29 Sep '15, 5pm

Taking "going green" to a whole new level

Taking "going green" to a whole new level

Silicon Valley, CA just might be getting a mall with the largest green roof in the world. The developer firm Sand Hill Property Company has recently acquired a 50 acre (20 hectare) plot of land, currently occupied by Cupertino’s Vallco Shopping Mall. The company is now proposing a $3 billion development project, which would turn this into a mixed-use town center covered by a green roof along with a host of other sustainable features. The project is called Hills at Vallco and would be designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects and OLIN Landscape Architects. The mall, which is currently located on the side would be transformed drastically. The finished complex would feature a number of retail spaces, around 2 million sq ft (185,806 sq m) of office space, and 800 apartment units. And the whole thing would be covered by a green roof. The green roof would measure 30 acres (12.1 hecta...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2015/09/mall-with-largest-gree...

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