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Garage Apartments

Asheville, N.C.

A rooftop oasis for pollinators and people.


Location: Asheville, NC

Completion Date: Summer 2017

Green Roof System: Pollinator Meadow

Size: 7,400 sqft

Plant Material: Perennials and Grasses

Services Provided: Green Roof Design, Installation, and Maintenance

Developer: Public Interest Projects Inc

Architect: Alberice Architecture + Design now MHAworks, PA and Rowhouse Architects

Builder: Garanco Construction

Awards: 2019 Award of Excellence - Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

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Garage Apartments

The living roof over the Garage Apartments demonstrates how even a small roof can make a big impact on the ecological health of a city. This is a positive step towards developing an urban community that supports native pollinator populations, reduces heat island effect and allows the rain to evaporate and plants to transpire similar to as they would in nature.

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