APEX GREEN ROOFS - BOSTON GREEN ROOF INSTALLATION
Green Roof Installation Details
Project Title: WGBH Boston
Location: One Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135
Size: 5,200 sq ft
Planting Method: Extensive System/Cuttings(learn more)
System Depth: 4 inches
Architect: Polshek Architects
Installation Date: May 2008
Installed in the spring of 2008, the green roof at WGBH is one of the first green roofs to combine solar and vegetative roof technologies. Both provide for a nice backdrop to the first Polshek Partnership building in Boston. The roof was established from cuttings and has accomplished near complete coverage over the coarse of its first year of growth.
WGBH Vegetative Roof Installation Video - This documentary about the installation of the green roof atop WGBH was created by Brynmore Williams for a Boston.com segment on the project. The roof is complete and the sedums are beginning to take hold.