SEATTLE, WA — “The Justice Center’s 8,500 square-foot garden roof was completed in 2002.

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From the very beginning, sustainability was a top design criterion, says Knut Hansen, senior associate for project architect NBBJ Design. The design features an intricate planting design guided by an image of sunlight reflected in a shallow stream-bed. But not only is the design visually appealing, the plants on the roof retain moisture and reduces the amount of storm-water entering the city’s storm sewer system.”

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