8th St. Park Slope, Brooklyn
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Photos Courtesy Marni HorwitzProject Name: 8th St. Park Slope, Brooklyn
Year: 2008
Owner: Private
Location: Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA
Building Type: Single-Family Residential
Type: Extensive
System: Custom
Size: 800 sq.ft.
Slope: 1%
Access: Accessible, Private
Submitted by: Marni Horwitz, Alive Structures

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Greenroof Consultant, Design/Build: Marni Horwitz, Alive Structures
Drainage: J-DRain
Growing Medium: Ultra Lightweight GaiaSoil
Photos Courtesy Marni Horwitz
The 8th St. Park Slope, Brooklyn greenroof has 3" of Ultra Lightweight GaiaSoil covered with Jute Fabric and compost to secure the soil. Planted with sedum and native groundcovers.
Photos Courtesy Marni Horwitz

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Read Inhabitat's feature "ALIVE STRUCTURES: Greening NYC Rooftops" by Olivia Chen of May 1, 2009.
 
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