SYNTHe is a sustainable initiative investigating the development of adaptable structures able to fulfill Green Roof requirements by weaving physical and biological processes into a discreet and self-sufficient ecosystem.
The GreenRoof has a surface area of 3000 sq.ft., located in dowtown Los Angeles and 75 feet above ground. The project bounding box: 90ft long, 50 feet wide, 12 feet tall. [1500 sq.ft are dedicated to the production of edible plant specicies.; 1000 sq.ft. are dedicated to Leisure, Circulation and Maintenance; 500 sq.ft Vertical Garden]
The GreenRoof is designed to achieve, among others, the following environmental effects: Reduce Building Heat Gain, temperature is 15 degrees cooler beneath the Garden Skin; Reduce Storm water waste, 80% of rain water is captured and utilized for irrigation; Establish a sustainable plant ecosystem and collaborate with air pollutants filtering.