Building of the Day: BBG The Shelby White and Leon Levy Water Garden
Oct 19, 2018
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2018-10-19 12:00:002018-10-19 13:00:00America/New_YorkBuilding of the Day: BBG The Shelby White and Leon Levy Water GardenThe Shelby White and Leon Levy Water Garden is a 1.5-acre we
Brooklyn Botanic Garden 455 Flatbush Avenue Brooklyn NY 11225
Oct 19, 2018
Photo: Liz Ligon/Brooklyn Botanic Garden
10/19/18, 12pm - 1pm
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The Shelby White and Leon Levy Water Garden is a 1.5-acre wetland and riparian environment with a network of innovative water conservation features. It was designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates to highlight the beauty of water elements at BBG and anchor the Water Conservation Project, a garden-wide initiative to reduce outdoor freshwater use and mitigate storm-water impact. This is the first project of its scale and complexity in North America.
Landscape Architect: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
A program of Archtober 2018. See the full events lineup at archtober.org. See all Buildings of the Day here.
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