Grasscrete is the Right Choice for River Embankments

   Did you know that Grasscrete can be installed on a slope adequate for slope protection or river embankments? Being structural and continuously reinforced, it allows for vehicle access to the water or over the system without issues such as rutting that would cause bank destabilization with other products. Grasscrete can be installed on a slope to control erosion while protecting and vegetating banks for both a functional and visually appealing option. Capable of installing at a slope of 1:2 (50%), Grasscrete has been flow … Read more

JP Morgan Chase Bank Eco-Friendly Parking Lot

JP Morgan SPS Grasscrete Application

                            Approximately 130,000 square feet of Grasscrete was installed as a usable parking area for JP Morgan Chase Bank property in Columbus, OH. The parking area was designed to contain bands of regular concrete within the Grasscrete to provide access points for rolling loads or mobility impaired staff. The Partially Concealed Grasscrete System was installed over a drainage layer of crushed stone that will retain water; which … Read more

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Receives Grasscrete Access Road

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The Design-Build team for the memorial to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. consisted of McKissack and McKissack, Turner Construction, Tompkins Builders and Gilford Corporation known as (MTTG). The site is adjacent to the President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial on the Tidal Basin and in a direct line between the Lincoln Memorial, where Dr. King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, and the Jefferson Memorial, symbol of liberty and democracy. The memorial honors … Read more

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Uses Grasscrete For Detention Pond

Approximately 10,000 square feet of Grasscrete was installed in NREL’s Central Arroyo Detention Pond located in Golden, Colorado by Bomanite Licensee, Colorado Hardscapes. NREL has had great success with the application of on-site pervious pavement systems to reduce site runoff and maintain predevelopment hydrologic conditions. Over 59,000 square feet of pervious paving materials have been implemented on the Colorado STM campus in support of their living laboratory environment. Grasscrete allows the native planting in the pond to grow, protecting the … Read more

Wooster Elementary School

  Wooster Elementary School in the Greenbrier School District is a shining example of sustainability. It is the recycling center for the community and a learning environment for its students and parents on green building. As the first school in Arkansas to achieve a LEED® for Schools Silver certification, Wooster educates while enjoying lower operating costs through energy efficiency. Seeking LEED certification, Jackson Brown King Architects designed learning spaces with cutting-edge technology to lower energy costs. A combination of imprinted … Read more

Covington Readiness Center LA Army National Guard

Grasscrete - Covington Readiness Center LA Army National Guard

                                      The Louisiana Army National Guard worked with HMS Architects and Bomanite of New Orleans to select the paving system for thier parking lot. The Grasscrete System was selected for the project due to it’s LEED characteristics and structural Load capacity. Grasscrete has a load bearing capacity of up to 114,000 lbs. Grasscrete Molded Pulp Formers were utilized for this project providing … Read more