Swiss Ambassador's Residence
 Information Partner  
Project Name: Swiss Ambassador's Residence
Year: 2006
Owner: Swiss Embassy
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Building Type: Single-Family Residential
Type: Extensive
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 2000 sq.ft.
Slope: 1.5%
Access: Inaccessible, Private
Submitted by: John Shepley

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Plant Supplier: Green Roof Plants/Emory Knoll Farms
Greenroof Provider: American Hydrotech
Prospect Waterproofing
Steven Holl: Architect, Steven Holl Architects
The Swiss Ambassador's Residence in Washington, D.C. is a contemporary green home using recycled building materials and installing a 2,000-square-foot green roof of sedum. Located next to the Switzerland Embassy, on a prime hilltop site in the Woodley Park section of town, the almost 14,000-square-foot house was designed by American Architect Steven Holl.

Additional thumbnail photos:

Read "Exploring the Swiss Ambassador's New Home" by Michael Grass in the September 18, 2006 Express from The Washington Post here, and see "An Ambassador?s Stone-Cold Party Pad" by Bradford McKee in the September 14, 2006 New York Times here.
 
SPONSORS:
Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor
Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor
Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor Website Sponsor
 
The International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database is published, designed, and maintained by
Greenroofs.com, LLC, Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.