Latest #LEED Platinum Profile: @UofPenn's Horticulture Center @ Morris Arboretum has several green roofs

Latest #LEED Platinum Profile: @UofPenn's Horticulture Center @ Morris Arboretum has several green roofs

: This facility is a major achievement under the University of Pennsylvania’s “Green Campus Partnership,” the organization that heads environmental policy development and initiatives on campus. The multi-building Horticulture Center is located at Bloomfield Farm, a 70-acre site within the larger Morris Arboretum. The complex is part of the last key component of the university’s master plan for a modern botanical garden and provides workspace for the arboretum’s horticulture, education, maintenance, and facilities staff, as well as infrastructure for staff and equipment needed to care for the property. The office building was constructed of local stone, metal and glass with open workstations and conference rooms. The staff can gather in a central breakout area that opens to an outside deck. The mechanic’s shop is adjacent to the office building with garages featuring green ...

Full article: http://greensource.construction.com/features/Platinum_Pro...

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