The 15,000-square-foot living roof of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust boasts an innovative array of features which improve energy use, water use, indoor air quality and lighting. More here.
Each of the three levels of this steep grassy hillside residence in Marin County, California, is topped with a broad green roof, as if the living hillside was peeled up to create shelter below. Large skylights poke through to provide … Continue reading
The Drew School’s New Roots project features include an external living wall vertical garden, living roof, recycled and sustainable USGBC-certified materials, and environmental sensors. More here.
The 9,500-square-foot living roof at One South Van Ness percolates storm water, reduces peak runoff, reduces cooling loads and energy use within the building, provides a suitable habitat for butterflies & honey bees, and a beautiful park-like view from neighboring buildings. The plants on the living roof … Continue reading
The Living Roof of the California Academy of Sciences, a 197,000-square-foot rooftop which accommodates a living tapestry of native plant species. The Academy’s green rooftop keeps the building’s interior an average of 10 degrees cooler than a standard roof would. … Continue reading