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Lake Toxaway Retreat

Lake Toxaway, N.C.

A green roof with a lake view.


Location: Lake Toxaway, NC

Date of Completion:  Spring 2012

Green Roof System:  Xero Flor America

Size:  3,800 sqft

Plant Material: Pre-Vegetated Sedum Mats

Services Provided:  Design and Installation

Architect: Platt Architecture

Builder:  Holbrook and Nichols

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Lake Toxaway Retreat

The roof of this residential project has a 3:12 slope, requiring special measures to eliminate the potential for sliding, water loss, and soil erosion. A grid system was bolted to fastened-aluminum edging and filled with soil. The extensive, pre-vegetated roof was selected to both instantly green a highly visible roof and reduce overall weight.

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