On this tour you will see the recently completed 21st floor Sky Deck and second-story courtyard of Montaje Apartments, a mixed-use building at Assembly Row in Somerville and discuss the challenges – load capacity, waterproofing, conveyance, etc. – of designing green spaces over structure.
From the 21st floor Sky Deck, two other Assembly Row green roofs, built by Recover Green Roofs, are visible and will be used to discuss the variety of uses for rooftop green spaces.
Afterwards, follow us to American Fresh Brewhouse, which is around the block from the green roofs, for a complimentary drink and an opportunity to continue the discussion and network with other green professionals.
CEUs can be earned by participating in this tour. Registration for the tour closes at 1:00 PM on June 11th.
Recover Green Roofs is a design-build firm based in Somerville, MA that specializes in the design, installation, and maintenance of rooftop green spaces (amenity roofs, green roofs, farms, etc.) on residential, commercial, and municipal buildings in Boston, New England, and beyond.
Omni Ecosystems® creates sustainable green infrastructure by inventing, designing, supplying, constructing, and maintaining working landscapes. Working landscapes work, and work for you by providing environmental, social, and financial benefits beyond a typical landscape. Working landscapes provide natural beauty and can stack functions, such as managing stormwater, growing crops, creating habitats, and serving as engaging spaces for people.
• Understand the variety of economic, ecological, and social benefits of green roofs and discuss how to communicate these benefits to clients.
• Identify different types of green roof systems, their build-ups and functions.
• Understand installation and maintenance requirements for green roofs.
• Understand design considerations, including commonly misrepresented design details.