Sustainable Landscapes

Taking Root.
Sustainability supporting you, your community, and your site from the ground up.

Trinity University

When Green Equals Green

When it came time to design Trinity’s Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI), who better to collaborate with than the scientists who would be inhabiting the space and the University’s sustainability experts who would be maintaining it? It took this team of experts coming together to create a rooftop utopia that has been awarded an SA Tomorrow Sustainability Award from the City of San Antonio’s Office of Sustainability.

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Living Lab

Trinity's investment in energy efficiency and sustainability earned it a Texas-sized ROI in the form of a $1.3M rebate from San Antonio's public utility.

roof

Green Roofs Reduce Urban Heat Island Effect

Prior to renovation, only 15% of Birch Bayh’s 2.33-acre site supported vegetation. With the addition of a 30,000 GSF vegetative roof - one of the largest on a historic structure – 43% of the site now sustains vegetation, supporting the goal of creating a highly desirable, sustainable workplace.

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Jessica Petro

What’s Possible In Sustainable Landscapes?

Jessica A. Petro Lead Designer, Landscape Architect
jpetro@eypae.com