Farm to Table Teaching Center

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East Facade - Slide Ranch - Learning Center

Farm to Table Teaching Center

Taking center stage a new Farm-to-Table teaching facility is dressed with a thriving habitat roof.

Situated within the Golden Gate National Park the non-profit environmental education farm took extraordinary steps to create a built ecology that replicated the native Pacific coastal landscape.

Native plant seeds where gathered only from the local watershed then grown-out for a year. Ultimately the plants were returned to their parents home (albeit a rooftop) where they live with sweeping views of the Pacific.

 

Rooftop view - Slide Ranch
Rooftop view of plantings
Native plant on roof
Commercial kitchen teaching facility
Teaching center with people
Year :
2017
Size :
1,400 SF
Design :
SYMBIOS
Installation :
SYMBIOS
System :
Extensive 6" - Slope stabilization
Location :

Muir Beach, CA
United States

Plantings :
Bio-regional native CA plants
Project Team :
Temescal Construction, Slide Ranch organization
Irrigation :
Drip-spray hybrid
Project Scope :
Living Roof
Project Class :
Institutional
Project Categories :
Habitat
Project Type :
Extensive

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