Year of Completion

1-1-2012

Client

New York City

Material of interest

Green roof

Material Used

Architectural cast-in-place concrete; curtain wall of custom-fritted insulated glass and aluminum; canopy of custom-fritted laminated glass and stainless steel, architectural exposed structural steel, custom copper roof, green roof, wood paneling milled from ginkgo trees harvested on-site; specialty acoustic ceiling and wall panels

Properties of Materials

The green roof will change throughout the year, literally transforming the nature of the architecture each season.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Green roof.

Material used: Architectural cast-in-place concrete; curtain wall of custom-fritted insulated glass and aluminum; canopy of custom-fritted laminated glass and stainless steel, architectural exposed structural steel, custom copper roof, green roof, wood paneling milled from ginkgo trees harvested on-site; specialty acoustic ceiling and wall panels

Properties of material: The green roof will change throughout the year, literally transforming the nature of the architecture each season.

Application

Roof

Climate

Humid Subtropical

Environmental Response

Weathering

Keywords

Roof, Humid Subtropical, Weathering

Location

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Sources

Architect website: http://www.weissmanfredi.com/Manufacturer website: http://www.wai.com/

Files

Download

Download Full Text (1.3 MB)

Date submitted

8-1-2013

Disciplines

Architecture

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center

Included in

Architecture Commons

Share

Case Study Location

 
COinS