SUNY Plattsburgh Green Walkway

Project Completion
December 2017

Location
Plattsburgh, New York

Size
16,000 sq. ft

RENOVATION OF CENTRAL CAMPUS WALKWAY
The rehabilitation and beautification of the existing second-floor elevated walkway replaces an aging and uninspired central crossroads connecting multiple campus buildings at SUNY Plattsburgh. A stamped concrete walkway with integrated radiant heating replaces damaged concrete pavers to reduce the need of snow removal and the use of harsh chemicals in the winter. Organically-shaped greenways of hardened sedum varieties add color and vitality to the new walkway, while also providing important stormwater retention benefits unattainable with the previous impervious paver landscape.

Recover installed thousands of linear feet of curvilinear aluminum edging, conveyed and installed over 150 yards of growth media, and planted fully-vegetated sedum mats over the entire walkway network for an impressive day-one impact. Recover also performed value engineering services for the general contractor, Murnane Building Contractors, and the design team from Ryan Biggs Clark Davis, saving the institution over 30% of the projected costs of the green roof assembly.

The SUNY Plattsburgh Podium Rehabilitation project was selected as a winner of the 2018 SEI Award in the “Other Structures” category.

View from the top. May 2015
 

Client Name
SUNY Plattsburgh

Engineer
Ryan Biggs Clark Davis

General Contractor
Murnane Building 
Contractors

Green Roof Installer
Recover Green Roofs

Plant Types
Sedum varieties

Green Roof Components
ZinCo

Soil Media Supplier
Naturcycle

Awards
2018 SEI Award – Category “Other Structures”



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