By Andrew Yanders
Rendering by ~ Kat Harrold
Green Roof Technology is pleased to announce its newest partnership with Irie Kynyk Goss Architects. IKG Architects, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is a well-respected architectural and engineering service firm that specializes in the design and construction of environmentally conscious facilities. Green Roof Technology and IKG Architects will collaborate to design Akron University’s first green roof. Green Roof Technology has a proud history of working with leading educational institutions to establish their first green roofs, see Swarthmore & Carnegie Mellon. The green roof on the Sydney L. Olson Research Center will be an 18,000 sf. extensive system planted with a diverse variety of sedums and hardy flowers and herbs. The Olson Research Center green roof will be the first monolithic, or wall-to-wall, green roof on a university building in Ohio.