Garages Go Green

6/29/2010 Uncategorized


I recently came across Arquitectonica’s Bentley Bay garage green screen installation while on the hunt for precedent images for our own Medford Garage Feasibility Study. I was amazed to see in the photos I encountered a design strikingly similar to one we’re envisioning for a future municipal garage in Medford Square.  Both our proposed façade system and the Bentley Bay precedent layer stainless mesh netting behind a larger-scaled composition of canted tree trunk-esque elements. While climbing vegetation typically takes several years to populate the netting, the varied pattern created by the vertical elements lends immediate visual interest to its facades while they patiently wait for vegetation to grow its way onto the mesh and up the structure…