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Duke University Cancer Center is located at 20 Duke Medicine Circle, Durham, NC 27710; visit their website. Read the November 5, 2012 Duke Institute Escalates War on Cancer by KBR Building Group in ENRSoutheast. See the profile from Xero Flor America. Learn about Xero Flor America in The Greenroof and Greenwall Directory.

The 270,000 sf Duke Cancer Institute accommodates all of Duke University Health System’s cancer programs and includes 125 exam rooms, 75 infusion stations, 25 clinic rooms, three linear accelerators, nine CT scanners and a fourth-floor rooftop terrace. Viewable from hundreds of patient rooms, the living roof garden on the fifth floor features a mix of greenroof plant species, mostly succulents on a pre-vegetated mat from Xero Flor America, selected to reduce the amount of unused stormwater collected from roof leaders.

Completed in October 2011, the Duke University Cancer Center was designed to achieve and has applied for LEED Silver Certification.

See these other Duke University living roof profiles in The Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database: Duke University Marguerite Kent Repass Ocean Conservation Center (OCC), Duke University Medical Center and Duke Smart Home (The Home Depot Smart Home).


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