Gallery: Sloping Roofs Planted with Succulents Top Each Bancroft Green ...

 
We see a host of jealousy-evoking things everyday here at Inhabitat, and now we can add these state of the art townhomes, each with their own sloping green roof, to the list. The award-winning houses, dubbed Bancroft Green, make up the first and so far only, sustainable multi-home development in Center City, PA. Not only are the homes decked out with all of the latest high-end finishes, they're also shooting for LEED® Platinum certification and considering their gorgeous planted roofs, geothermal heating and cooling and use of a host of recycled materials, we'd say they're well on their way!

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  1. yrag01 May 23, 2011 at 11:46 pm

    “sustainable multi-home development in Center City, PA”

    Actually, judging from the buildings in the background I’d say it’s located in South Philadelphia.

  2. thedisgruntledarchitect May 11, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    I love, love, love the roof gardens! Well done!

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