CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

The Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia features an innovative 145,000 square foot rooftop garden, made with rooflite®. The garden provides therapeutic activities for patients and gives patients and their families a respite from the hospital. This project is a perfect example of combining various types of green roofs to create a varied and lush urban landscape above structure.

THE DETAILS

Project Name: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Year: 2015
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Type: Intensive
Size: 145,000 sq. ft.
Installer: Sean’s Landscaping
Green Roof Design: Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects with Roofmeadow
rooflite Blender: Laurel Valley Soils