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Smoky Hollow Mixed Use Development

Raleigh, NC

Greening a Grocery.

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Location: Raleigh, NC

Completion Date: November 2019

Green Roof System: LRI Custom Built-up

Size: 2,100 square feet

Plant Material: Native Perennials and Grasses

Services Provided: Design, Installation, and Maintenance

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Smoky Hollow Mixed Use Development

The Publix grocery store is part of a new mixed-use development located in the Smoky Hollow neighborhood in downtown Raleigh. The green roof on the grocery store reduces stormwater runoff and cools surface temperatures while providing a significant boost to local biodiversity. The greenroof is nestled into multi-level structures and receives little to no sunlight. A native shade plant community comprising native shade perennials and grasses provides a beautiful and restorative view for residents.

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