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California Academy of Science / Green roof construction and opening

Fernando Herrera shared with us some very interesting photos of the California Academy of Science (previously posted with the official photos). First, a series of pictures from the opening day on which you can see the building with people on it, and get a better idea on the scale and how it works. He even caught Renzo Piano admiring his own work!

Also, he sent us a series of pictures of the green roof during construction, on which you can see more details such as the irrigation system and the skylights.

Enjoy the gallery! I also recommend checking out Fernando´s Flickr page, he has photographed an interesting selection of contemporary buildings in the US and Europe.

Cite:David Basulto. "California Academy of Science / Green roof construction and opening" 02 Oct 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/7033/california-academy-of-science-green-roof-construction-and-opening/>