What Did YOU Do on My Summer Break? - This blog is going on a mini summer vacation for a couple weeks, so I'm highlighting a handful of architectural events taking place in New York City in tha...
Thursday, June 12, 2008
City Hall roof goes green
The interior courtyard of Minneapolis City Hall and the Hennepin County Courthouse is going green. Scott Helmes of RSP Architects in Minneapolis conceived the project in 2005. When completed in July, the 5,000 square feet of newly inserted plants promise to capture storm water, mitigate the "urban heat island" effect" and other benefits.