Construction and Maintenance Notes and Design Narrative

UpGarden
Construction and Maintenance Notes and Design Narrative
Prepared by Kistler | Higbee Cahoot
June 28, 2012

Executive Summary
The rooftop nature of UpGarden poses several challenges to gardeners managing the microclimate and structural constraints on weight loading. The design team has worked hard on the upfront design to help minimize these issues, but informed and proper maintenance is needed for the garden to be a continued success.

Contents
1. Structural Considerations
-Weight Limits
-Soil Depths
- Soil type and amendments
2. General construction details and materials
3. Art Car
4. Irrigation
5. Trellises
6. Drainage
7. Design Narrative

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