28 Sep '15, 3pm

Project of the Week: @carnegiehall Weill Roof Terrace by OLIN @rooflite SponzilliLandscapeGroup @ZinCoUSA & more...

OLIN’s design and specification expertise were welcomed on the project. Their design provides a spacious activity area surrounded by lawn. Through the glass railing guests are offered a birds-eye view of the busy Manhattan streets below. The design also features shallow planter areas with perennials which surround the skylights and deep planters containing tall trees using the ZinCo USA system which work as a buffer between the upper floors of the building and the green roof. Through the finalization of the design process, OLIN worked closely with Sponzilli Landscape Group and the rooflite team to rise to the challenge of engineering a growth medium to support a diverse plant palette in this high profile project. About 13,000 sf of Ecoroof trays and sedum mats were grown by Sempergreen and also installed on the towers above the roof terrace by Sponzilli (not accounted for ...

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.com/projects/pview.php?id=1738

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