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Client: DDG Architects Landscape architect: Future Green Studio Location: Manhattan, NY, USA Green roof, parapet planter and marquee design and … Read More
Client: DDG Architects Landscape architect: Future Green Studio Location: Manhattan, NY, USA Green roof, parapet planter and marquee design and construction for a new luxury residential building. The building features a unique integration of landscape into the built environment with a heavily planted entrance canopy, long linear window boxes integrated into the facade and a lush roof garden with perennials and meadow grasses. The planting palette picks up off of the neighboring High Line aesthetic and creates a sense of the wild in contrast with sleek lines of the architectural brickwork. Resilient, drought tolerant plants were specified to keep the maintenance low and while helping to create the buildings edgy identity. Landscape designer work at Future Green Studio (New York City) Read Less
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345 Meatpacking
 
Client: DDG Architects
Landscape Designer: Future Green Studio
Location: Manhattan, NY, USA
Date: 2013
 
Role: Schematic design to construction development and installation.

Green roof, parapet planter and marquee design and construction for luxury residential building.
The building features a unique integration of landscape into the built environment with a heavily planted entrance canopy, long linear window boxes integrated into the facade and a lush roof garden with perennials and meadow grasses. The planting palette picks up off of the neighboring High Line aesthetic and creates a sense of the wild in contrast with sleek lines of the architectural brickwork. Resilient, drought tolerant plants were specified to keep the maintenance low and while helping to create the buildings edgy identity.
 
Renders & Sections
Planting sheet with blooming schedule and plant categories for the Marquee
Main entrance with the Marquee
Rendering by Lois Farningham
Planting sheet with blooming schedule and plant categories for the roof
Roof terrace with greenroof, parapet planters and climbing vines.
Rendering by Lois Farningham
Parapet planter with a seasonal rendering: Spring and Fall