Terri Meyer Boake B.E.S. B.Arch. M.Arch.
Associate Professor School of Architecture University of Waterloo

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Fairmont Hotel

Green Roof Herb Garden Installation

Vancouver, British Columbia


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The entrance to the herb garden is reached via the pool deck.
Gravel walkways surroung the plantings.

The majority of the plantings are herbs.
The herbs are harvested and used by the chefs in the hotel kitchens.

This view overlooks the street to the north of the hotel. A barrier of hedges and steel railings keeps the garden users well away from the edge of the roof.
Although there are some decorative flowers, the majority of the plants are herbs. This bed is surrounded by lavender.

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last updated March 8, 2008