20 Dec '12, 8pm

Next project: Center for Urban Waters won for Extensive Institutional #greenroofchat

Next project: Center for Urban Waters won for Extensive Institutional #greenroofchat

Project: Center for Urban Waters, 12,000 square foot green roof Landscape Architect: Swift Company (Award Winner) Architect: Perkins + Will Civil and Structural Surveyor: AHBL, Inc. Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing: WSP Flack + Kurtz Irrigation Design, Consultant for Swift Company: William Brown Landscape Architects Drainage System, Waterproofing: Soprema Growing Medium: Soprema Irrigation System Components: WeatherTRAK, Netafim, Rain Bird “The Center for Urban Waters green roof is part of an integrated ecological system in the middle of an industrial waterfront. The roof along with the other sustainable strategies embody the values of the research pursued by the resident institutions and physically in a measurable way significantly increase the ecological function and health of the shoreline and uplands. This is not just a pretty object.” - Barbara Swift, Swift Compan...

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