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GreenHomeNYC Spring Tour – Brooklyn Botanical Gardens Visitors Center
May 18, 2013 12:30PM - 1:30PM
for a very special tour of the Brooklyn Botanical Garden’s new Visitor’s Center!
BBG’s Visitor Center
, located at 990 Washington Avenue, offers an exciting and innovative gateway to the Garden. Seamlessly melding architecture and landscape, the new entrance is a model of energy-efficient design, including earth-sheltered construction, a geoexchange system for heating and cooling, a living roof, and fritted-glass walls. Surrounding the building is a new garden filled with native plantings and water-capturing beds. Meticulously designed by the renowned architecture firm Weiss/Manfredi, the Visitor Center aspires to LEED Gold certification for environmental sustainability.
Please note, the price of this tour includes the facilities tour as well as admission to the garden.
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