Press & Media Coverage
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Green roofs have become increasingly popular over the past several years due to their ability to provide a wide range of sustainability, energy and ecological benefits while often enhancing the aesthetic qualities and architectural creativity of buildings. Continue Reading
With the State of Maryland's Smart Growth initiatives, adopted in July of 2002, we (DNC Architects, Inc.) were able to demonstrate that a greeen roof, with all the associated benefits, could be added to a redevelopment project and that the payback would be immediate. Continue Reading
Seattle’s New City Hall and Justice Center Garden Roofs Represent the City's Environmental Initiatives.
Visitors to Seattle’s new City Hall and Justice Center probably don’t spend much time considering the sustainability, energy savings and ecological benefits of these new civic buildings’ high profile garden roofs. They’re too busy enjoying the views.
Architects often represent the high caliber of creativity in their work by reserving a space in their plans for art. In two recently completed Seattle projects, that space has been reserved on their roofs. Rather, the actual roofs have become works of art. Both projects incorporate a variety of colored, 12-inch-square pavers, that, while both attractive and functional on the roof level, form intricate mosaics when viewed from higher elevations. Continue Reading