Amy's Drive Thru - Corte Madera

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AMY'S Eatery & Drive Thru - Corte Madera, CA

Amy's Drive Thru - Corte Madera

It’s not "yellow arches" but colorful flower arrays and buzzing pollinators that signify AMY’S second restaurant location.

Positioned adjacent to a major freeway tens of thousands of drivers get to watch the plants growing and inhabiting the steep sloped roof. A large dormer intersects the western roof creating a topographical landscape with varying microclimates.

Beneath the vegetative cover the plant's roots and soil biome work effortlessly to help the building save on heating and cooling cost as well as mitigated stormwater runoff. Combining ground-based bio-swales and basin strategies with the living roof effectively achieved net-zero stormwater for the site.

Living roof - sloped - east facade
Main Entrance AMY'S Eatery & Drive Thru
Rooftop view of plantings
AMY'S Eatery & Drive Thru, Corte Madera, CA
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3,632 SF
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Slope stabilized 6" depth
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Corte Madera, CA 94925
United States

Plantings :
Mix perennial succulent palette
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Project Team :
Interstice Architecture, Stevens Hemingway Construction
Irrigation :
Spray-drip hydrid
Project Scope :
Living Roof
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