Emeryville: West Elm Green Roof
5602 Bay Street, Emeryville, CA. Map
Plants by ecological design firm Rana Creek, Monterey, CA
All photos courtesy of City of Emeryville.
City of Emeryville photo.
Green roofs are layered. Above impermeable membranes, plastic cells hold special soil in place.
City of Emeryville photos.
Above left, skylight lets firemen reach interior in emergencies. Above right, a crane delivered bags of growing medium — special soil.