Gallery: Solar-Powered Garden Canopy Proposed For New York’s BQE

 
Existing bridges and adjacent streets would be reconfigured to slow down traffic, and planters and stormwater retention swales would harvest and store water for irrigation. This scheme would add almost 1 acre of green space as well as 412 new trees.

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  1. solargardens December 28, 2010 at 8:40 am

    This is a perfect example of how we can integrate distributed renewables into the built environment… In Colorado we now have the Community Solar Gardens Act, which allows for shared ownership of solar energy. This would work well with the sort of design shown here.

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