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Kiawah Island Residence 2

Kiawah Island, SC

A home tucked into the edges of the marsh.


Location: Kiawah Island, SC

Date of Completion:  November 2018

Green Roof System:  Custom Build- up, 6" depth

Size:  1,260 soft

Plant Material:  Southeastern native and ornamental grasses and perennials

Services Provided:  Installation and Maintenance

Landscape Architect: Wertimer + Cline Landscape Architects

Architect: Thomas and Denzinger Architects

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Kiawah Island Residence 2

The guest house and main house support living roofs that cool the buildings, support habitat, and increase biodiversity as well as significantly reduce storm water runoff and protect the vital buffer zone just feet away. The design minimizes the delineation between the roof structure and the surrounding environment, creating a harmonized view of the marshland.

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