UCSD Utilizes Grasscrete and Mulch Emergency Vehicle Access

Meadow of sedges and grasses at UCSD Rita Atkinson Residences Partially Concealed with Mulch Added.

During the fall of its 50th anniversary, UCSD had the debut of an exceptional emergency vehicle access installation adjacent to the newly constructed Rita Atkinson Residences.  University of California San Diego has long touted itself as a living laboratory for promoting sustainability, and this pervious concrete Grasscrete Concealed Systems project aligns perfectly with that objective.  The landscape esthetic and ambiance are enhanced by this concealed concrete, which, installed in 2010, has easily stood the test of time.  The concrete is … 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

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

Grasscrete Can be Cut to Conform to Your Design

Grasscrete can complement the design of structures and walkways, throughout residential and commercial spaces. When your are in need a custom low cost design, Grasscrete Molded Pulp Formers are the answer. One distinct advantage that the Grasscrete Molded Pulp Formers have is that they can be easily cut to conform to irregular shapes, winding pathways, along existing curbs, to best conform to the formwork. Grasscrete provides a variety of landscape solutions while maintaining a sustainable, “Green” product design. As a … Read more