SkySystem™

SkySystem™

Green roofs in hot climates got off to slow start. They were up against a lot: extreme temperatures, intense rainfall events and long periods of drought. Plant roots — and the matter they live in — have to remain cool enough to survive and be able to retain moisture....
Habiturf®: The Ecological Lawn

Habiturf®: The Ecological Lawn

Turfgrasses have a wide range of applications: roadsides, parks, corporate campuses, golf courses, utility rights of way and residential lawns. But they’re often villainized as requiring high levels of nutrients, water and maintenance. In 2007, Wildflower Center...
Mission Reach Restoration

Mission Reach Restoration

The Mission Reach Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation Project — part of the nation’s largest urban ecosystem restoration project — rehabilitated and enhanced the hydrological and ecological function of eight miles of the San Antonio River through urban San Antonio....
Goldsmith Hall Living Wall

Goldsmith Hall Living Wall

The University of Texas at Austin celebrated the opening of its first “living wall” on June 1, 2016. The 10-by-25-foot honeycomb structure (constructed by Austin’s Drophouse Design) adds a touch of wonder to “The Drag” (the portion of Guadalupe Street that runs...