Living Roofs: Cal Adademy of Sciences

CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES LIVING ROOF: 2003 – 2008

  • with RANA CREEK (Ecological Consultant to Landscape Architects: SWA)

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Living Architecture, Design, Regenerative Horticulture & Branding

* Weekly Monitor * Plant & Soil Selection * Systems Design * Maintenance Regime Determination

Budget:                                                                                                                                                         $75K for Ecology Research and Design Development                                                                $200K for Plant Propagation & Bio-tray Design

Working with Paul Kephart and Rana Creek, Aurora helped to found the company’s budding “Living Architecture” division. Aurora worked with the complex array of board members, architects, designers, engineers, consultants, stakeholders, public and press to test, prove and realize an iconic example of an ecological green roof in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

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Final Mock-Up on Structure at Newly Constructed Academy of Sciences 2007

 

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Aurora on 1st Mock-Up in Courtyard 2003

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2nd Mock Up on the old Roof 2004

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