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

Woodlands College Station Housing Development Project Receives “Green” Fire Lane

Grasscrete - Woodlands of College Station

Grasscrete provides a variety of landscape solutions while maintaining a sustainable, “Green” product design. As a cast-in-place, monolithic, pervious concrete pavement that is continuously reinforced to provide superior structural integrity, Grasscrete offers the ability to provide year-round access to a variety of applications without compromising surrounding aesthetics or environment. With the use of the Molded Pulp Former made from 100% recycled paper products, Grasscrete installation costs are significantly lower, production is increased and environmental concerns are virtually eliminated. In the … Read more

Grasscrete Chosen as One of the Best Sustainable Building Products of GreenBuild

Grasscrete was chosen as one of the Best Sustainable Building Products of GreenBuild featured in the following article from Inhabitat written by Andrew Michler, 11/16/12 The USGBC’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo held in San Francisco November 2012 had over 30,000 attendees, speakers and exhibitors crowded into the three wings of the downtown Moscone Convention Center. Over 1,000 booths filled with sustainable products and companies made up the expo portion of the conference, while a fascinating—and at times surprisingly political—group … Read more