Low Impact / "Green" Development ... click on images to enlarge in a new window  
 
  Overview
 
  • Small and Rossell are involved in several sustainable building & LEED accredited projects. The landscape designs for these projects are aimed specifically towards more sustainable building techniques featuring "greener" design aspects such as:
    • Stormwater management (through green roofs, raingardens, pervious paving, rainwater harvesting)
    • Water efficient landscaping (low volume drip irrigation, drought tolerant & native plantings, water re-use)
    • Use of recycled & locally available materials
Projects include:
  Dockside Green - CI-1 Mixed-use building and plaza space
 
  • Cornerstone building in Victoria's prestigious LEED Platinum targeted green building community at Dockside Green
  • Brownfield restoration
  • Extensive green roof
  • Rain garden
  • Native plants
  • Drip irrigation
  Dockside Green - Point Ellice Park
 
  • Shoreline restoration along once contaminated, industrial waterfront
  • Habitat creation
  • Native plants
  • Setting for Galloping Goose Regional Trail
  • Use of on-site salvaged materials for amenity features
    Municipal House - Government St. Victoria, BC
   
  • Extensive green roof
  • Green walls
  • Rain garden
  • Pervious paving
  • Rainwater harvesting for drip irrigation
  • Native plants
  • Use of locally available materials
    Brookside - Metchosin, BC
   
  • Extensive green roofs on industrial buildings
    Reflections - Langford, BC
   
  • Green wall at high density residential development
  • Makes use of vertical surfaces to add more greenery at Reflections
  • Can be used for urban agriculture to grow vegetables, fruits and herbs in areas which may not have access to traditional garden plots
  • Minimal energy input, irrigated with water efficient drip irrigation