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  • Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

    July 22, 2014

    The University of Iowa’s first green roof was recently installed on the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building in Iowa City, Iowa.

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    • Confluence is working with Rohrbach Associates, PC of Iowa City, IA and Gwathmey Siegel and Associates Architects, LLC of New York, NY on the design of the University of Iowa Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building. The six story building will house both wet and dry research labels, the Iowa Institute of Biomedical Imaging and an animal care unit. The project was designed to achieve LEED gold level certification and will feature the first green roof on the University of Iowa campus.

      The 6,440 square foot LiveRoof® Deep System green roof features 5 unique yellow, green, red, and pastel sedum base mixes with a variety of accents including hostas, rudbeckia, alliums, and liatris.

      You can see the progress that occurred between June 6 and 18 on the project’s webcam site (click on the calendar to change views)