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Elevate Your Rooftop Garden Designs With These Elements

While there are numerous considerations to be mindful of when designing rooftop gardens, with a creative mindset, the sky’s the limit to what can be installed in these spaces. “Rooftop gardens will present challenges when utilizing specific design elements, but these are just bumps in the road,” says Samantha Barrett, design manager for John Mini […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Revamping a Historic Green Roof

For many years, the residents of this historic apartment complex have enjoyed access to a green roof that is situated above an underground parking structure in the heart of Baltimore. As the years passed, the site’s foundation began to crumble and needed to be repaired, which meant the old green roof would need replacing. The […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Healing Environment for a Health Care Facility

Located in Kansas City, Kansas, this client desired to create a world-class healthcare facility that could house multiple divisions with their healthcare delivery system. The state-of-the-art medical facility is designed to provide flexibility and scalability to the healthcare community as well as use sustainable development and landscape techniques to shrink the effect on the environment […]

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BrightView Installs Green Roof at Dell Medical School

The Dell Medical School at the University of Texas is a building dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge. That noble purpose now extends to – of all places — its roof. NALP member, BrightView Landscape Development, collaborated with Hensel Phelps Construction, Sasaki Associates and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center to install a 17,000-square-foot […]

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