Rice University South Plant
   
Project Name: Rice University South Plant
Year: 2008
Owner: Rice University
Location: Houston, TX, USA
Building Type: Educational
Type: Extensive
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 3608 sq.ft.
Slope: 1%
Access: Inaccessible, Private
Submitted by: Greenroofs.com

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Architect: Morris Architects, Antoine Predock Associates, Michael Graves
Engineer: Bridges & Paxton Consulting Engineers Inc.
The South Plant, a 14,200 square-foot building with over 1,100 feet of tunnel, supports the growth of Rice University by providing additional utility capacity. The South Plant powers the ten-story BioScience Research Collaborative at University and Main. The plant features many sustainable attributes including condensate harvesting, a green roof and photovoltaic arrays. The plant is located south of Wiess College at Entrance 4.

The Rice University South Plant greenroof has 4,000 sf of waterproofing and was completed on May 1, 2008.

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Rice University is located at 6100 Main St, Houston, Texas 77005-1827; http://www.rice.edu/. Information Source: Houston Area Green Roofs PDF from the City of Houston Department of Public Works and Engineering Green Building Resource Center. Visit their website here.
 
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