Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium

Montreal, Canada
Market: 
Museum
Products: 
Garden Roof® AssemblyGarden Roof® Assembly: IntensiveGarden Roof® Assembly: Semi-IntensiveGarden Roof® Assembly: Sloped ApplicationsWaterproofing
Project Type: 
New Construction
Size: 
12,000
 sq. ft. pi. ca.
Completion Date: 
2013

The project has a total of 12,000 sq ft of vegetated roof. On the flat, ground level, there is a 5,000 sq ft area of waterprooofing with an intensive green roof complete with mounds, planting beds and pavers.  The other 7,000 sq ft is a sloped application of the Garden Roof System (GardNet). 

Awards: 
LEED Platinum / LEED Platine
Owner: 
Espace pour la Vie, Montreal
http://espacepourlavie.ca/
Architect: 
Cardin + Ramirez + Julien and Associates
http://www.cardinramirezjulien.com/
Ædifica Architecture + Design
Landscape Architect: 
Fauteux and Associates
http://www.fauteux.ca/
http://m.aedifica.com/
General Contractor: 
Groupe Decarel inc.
http://www.decarel.com/
Landscape Installer: 
Toits Vertige
http://
Installer: 
Truchon Toiture et Impermeabilisation
http://www.toituretruchon.com/
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