Grand Estate Upgrades Driveway for Delivery Vehicles and Stormwater Management with Pervious Grasscrete

Essex County residential Grand Estate overview during the installation of upgrades by Premier Concrete Construction of Partially Concealed Grasscrete Pervious Concrete on a driveway for delivery vehicles and for storm water management.

The owners of this grand estate in Essex County, Massachusetts installed several decorative concrete systems throughout their property. The estate contains an indoor swimming pool, BBQ house, several patios and courtyards, a Barn and two garages, plus a full indoor basketball court that doubles as a Hockey Rink.  When it was time to upgrade they needed systems that were not only functional but also augmented the overall design aesthetics and ambiance of the estate. After working with Premier Concrete Construction, LLC on … Read more

Grasscrete Installed Emergency Vehicle Access Enhances Office Complex

Office Complex in Irvin, CA, have Grasscrete Partially Concealed Pervious Concrete Systems installed as emercency vehicle access lanes by Bomanite Licensee, TB Pennick & Sons.

Bomanite Licensed contractor, T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc. worked with Wolcott Architecture to select the pervious concrete system that would work best with the intended use.  The office complexes at 16845 Von Karman Ave, Irvine California received an emergency vehicle access area that uses the Sustainable Paving Grasscrete System. Access around or to buildings for fire trucks or other emergency vehicles are typically concealed with grass and defined with curbs, bollards or landscaping to complement the design of the structures and … Read more

Grasscrete – The Perfect Slope Protection for Landmark Auditorium

Lafitte Auditorium slope protection using Grasscrete Partially Concealed Pervious Concrete installed by Bomanite of New Orleans in Jean Lafitte, LA.

Mother Nature can alter the landscape well beyond a natural disaster.  Case in point is the Town of Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, when in September 2008, Hurricane Ike destroyed the town auditorium while flooding thousands of homes and businesses in Jefferson Parrish.  Critical to the existing auditorium’s success as a community landmark is its central location adjacent to Lafitte Library and both the elementary and middle schools. The Town was determined to rebuild and resolve site issues related to the floodplain. … Read more

Grasscrete – Good For Earth And Creative Minds

Wendt Residence project of Grasscrete Pervious Concrete installed by Premier Concrete Construction at an Artists and Musicians Studio for delivery vehicle access in a backyard area.

This project won the 2018 Bomanite Gold Award for Best Grasscrete Project installed by Premier Concrete Construction.  This backyard, adjacent to an Artists/Musicians studio located in Massachusetts, required an access area to accommodate large delivery vehicles.  More importantly, it required a permanent solution to storm water management and yet still maintain landscape aesthetics necessary to help nurture the creative minds of the occupants. Grasscrete was the perfect Pervious Concrete solution.  Not only can Grasscrete augment the landscape architecture and handle … Read more

Grasscrete helps LEED Gold Status Achievement for The da Vinci Campus

The da Vinci Campus achieves Gold LEED status with the installation of Grasscrete Stone Filled Pervious Concrete System by Texas Bomanite.

The da Vinci Campus is a GOLD LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) registered campus and was among the first of its kind to be dedicated solely to early childhood education. The 21,000 square foot campus was designed to operate in harmony with the natural environment, and teaches children about science, as well as environmental responsibility. Featuring many built and natural features visible and apparent to the children, students are able to see the scientific principles of the building … Read more

Sprouts Farmers Market Opens with a Void Concrete Grasscrete System

Sprouts Farmers Market in Denton Texas is LEED compliant with a parking lot using Grasscrete Stone Filled Pervious Concrete installed by Texas Bomanite.

The Sprouts Farmers Market Store located in Denton,Texas, incorporated a void structured Grasscrete parking lot into their build and design. The company needed a pervious pavement system that could control storm water drainage, stand up to emergency vehicles as well as offer a standard parking lot with delineated parking stalls. Working with the local Grasscrete Installer, Texas Bomanite, and the engineer, Winklemann & Associates, Inc. the parking lot was designed and installation of 14,775 square feet began with the layout of … Read more

Regency Skilled Nursing Center Grasscrete Installation Withstands Michigan Cold Weather

Regency Skilled Nursing Center in Canton Township, Michigan, an installation of Grasscrete Stone Filled Pervious Concrete handles the freeze-thaw nature of the rough cold climate.

With architects, engineers and owners now embracing “green” construction, the relevance of sustainable paving options continues to grow. A prime example is the pavement system used at the Regency Skilled Nursing Center, a 113-bed nursing care facility located on a 14-acre site in Canton Township, built by T.H. Marsh Construction Co., Royal Oak, and designed by NSA Architects, Engineers, Planners, Farmington Hills. The facility hosts the first Grasscrete installation in Michigan. The Regency facility took full advantage of Grasscrete’s “green” … Read more

Grasscrete Soars with Structural Design for Boeing Company

Boeing Company facility in Oklahoma City, OK, near Tinker Air Force Base, with Grasscrete Fully Concealed Pervious Concrete installed by Bomanite of Oklahoma is aesthetically pleasing and strong enough for heavy vehicle access to outside overhead doors.

The new structure, the third for Boeing in Oklahoma City, located near Tinker Air Force Base, houses employees working in engineering, research and development laboratories, as well as some support staff. The 300,000 sq. ft building is also home for legacy aircrafts including AWACS. Guernsey, the architect employed for building such a feat, earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ 50th annual Engineering Excellence Awards for the Boeing Co. office and … Read more

Elementary School Parking Lot Pervious Drainage System for Floods and Poor Draining Soils

Grasscrete Stone Filled System At Navajo Elementary School View Of Parking Lot_03

The Navajo Elementary School is located on a flood plain just west of the Rio Grande river not far from downtown Albuquerque. The area is subject to periodic flooding due to a combination of its topography, localized heavy rain and poor draining soils. The existing parking lot flooded fairly regularly with up to 6 inches of standing water present for extended periods of time. This posed safety and access issues for parents and teachers utilizing the parking lot daily. The … Read more

Goody Goody Liquor Store Pervious Parking Lot Controls Stormwater

Goody Goody Liquor is located in a flood plain below White Rock Lake, making Grasscrete an ideal pervious product to help with storm water management. Their need for an emergency vehicle access area as well as parking stalls was solved with the Grasscrete Stone Filled System. In working with the City, a percent of the site paving was required to be pervious due to the nature of the flood zones. Grasscrete Stone Filled applications offer maximum percolation rates and a … Read more