Eliza Cross

Town Eyesore Turned Beautiful Green Terraced Building

by , 09/07/10
filed under: Architecture, green roof

eco architecture, jackson, wyoming, green building, green design, eco design, green architecture, bob shervin, green roof

Bob Shervin, the owner of a gas station and tire store adjacent to an unsightly metal structure in Jackson, Wyoming, wanted to create an environmentally-friendly, aesthetically-pleasing building that also provided some much-needed affordable housing for his community. He approached Ward + Blake Architects with the additional challenge of maximizing the amount of leasable square footage on the property – all within the confines of a $140 per square foot budget. The resulting eco-building has a lovely roof garden at the second floor that allows apartment dwellers to enjoy the wonderful scenic views of the mountains beyond.

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