Yestermorrow 2016

Yestermorrow Design/Build School teaches over 100 hands-on workshops a year in design, construction, woodworking, and architectural craft and offers a variety of courses concentrating in sustainable design. Inhabitect’s President, Nathan Griswold, co-teaches Green Roof Design and Installation course each year that provides the students a window into everything green roof. These images showcase the project…

Elf Cafe

Project Name: ELF Cafe Location: Traverse City, MI Completion date: Spring 2015 Green Roof Size: 50 sf Permeable Paving: 800 sf (Manufactured by Porous Pave) Inhabitect involvement: ELF (Eat-Learn-Frolick) Cafe was a unique space that gave children a place to eat, learn and frolic during every season of the year. Unfortunately it is no longer…

Oryana Community Co-op

Location: Traverse City, MI Green Roof Type: Extensive Porous Paving Manufacture: Porous Pave Rain Barrel Manufacture: Rainwater HOG Size: Approx. 220 sf Date of Completion: Spring 2017 Inhabitect involvement: This structure was designed to demonstrate three different green infrastructure technologies. The green roof, permeable paving and rain barrel provide an opportunity for visitors to Oryana…

Is There a Green Roof in Your Future?

Inhabitect, LLC sat down with Douglas Elbinger from Newman Consulting Group, LLC to discuss the “The Essential Elements to Green Roof Success” for the September 2017 issue of the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM) Magazine. Our expertise and experience in the green roof industry aided us in this conversation and we hope that it answers some of…

Uptown Living in the Heart of Traverse City

Uptown is a unique development in the heart of Traverse City, MI. Inhabitect has played a role in the design, installation and maintenance of the green roofs on this development. Here is a great article about one of the first units to be complete. As you can see the rooftop living space is the “icing on…