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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, PA and Rowhouse Architects

Builder: Garanco Construction

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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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