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Silva Cell Installation at 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York City

Just 8 blocks from Central Park, 20 trees with healthy soils and room to grow, will join the concrete jungle of New York City at 1271 Avenue of the Americas. A superlative example of mid-century modern architecture, 1271 Avenue of the Americas is an iconic Midtown Manhattan building with a rich history. Designed by Harrison,... More

Silva Cell ASLA Award Winning Project – Sundance Square

And the Professional Honor Award goes to… November brings the annual American Society of Landscape Architects annual conference and with it the announcement of the annual professional awards. Last week we announced our Hunters Point project as an award winner. This week, we’re excited to share our second award winner, Sundance Square. Sundance Square Plaza,... More

Silva Cells Part of ASLA Award Winning Projects – Hunter’s Point

And the Professional Honor Award goes to… November brings the annual American Society of Landscape Architects annual conference and with it the announcement of the annual professional awards. We’re delighted to share that two of the projects we recently collaborated on with a talented and dedicated group of professionals were honored and we’re going to... More

Trees in Cities Challenge

The Trees in Cities Challenge is an opportunity for cities to join UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in fighting climate change. Embracing this opportunity helps cities to be resilient in a simple and cost-effective way: a pledge to plant more trees. As a San Francisco Green Infrastructure company, we support this idea. Scientific research tells... More

DeepRoot Exhibit at the 2019 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture

Come Visit DeepRoot this Friday, November 15th at ASLA San Diego, 2019 This year, DeepRoot will be showcasing our support of the #Naturenow movement. Come see our latest and greatest projects and get a glimpse of how Silva Cells are defining what it means to be resilient. Catch up with our experts at Booth 2527... More

Silva Cells Transform Downtown Boise Idaho – LAM Feature

The September 2019 Issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine highlights DeepRoot’s Silva Cell as an integral part of transforming downtown Boise, Idaho from gray, ghostly, parking lots and bank high rises to a bustling, social hub with a growing tree canopy and effective green infrastructure. Between 1968 and 2018 there were two main reconstruction efforts in... More

Tree Watering Bags: Are They Worth Using?

In the July issue of ISA Arboriculture & Urban Forestry magazine, Hossain, Stuhlinger, Olson, and Babst contributed, “A Comparison of Indirect Water Devices for Benefiting Newly Transplanted Urban Trees”. Urban trees often undergo a period of post-transplant stress which is exacerbated by a water-limited environment. Watering devices are available to help a newly-planted tree receive... More

Silva Cells at Pacific Plaza, Dallas Texas – Case Study

The City of Dallas has installed 180 DeepRoot Silva Cells and 36 trees at the newly opened Pacific Plaza downtown park. Pacific Plaza was originally a parking lot that has been transformed into a 3.7-acre slice of green, providing a welcome refuge for shade in the urban heat island of downtown Dallas. Pacific Plaza was... More

Silva Cells Wembley Way, London – Promoting Healthy Tree Growth – Case Study

Wembley Park’s heritage began in 1792 when it gained its name from landscape designer Humphry Repton. Since then its size and closeness to central London has made it the natural location to hold large-scale and nationally significant events. Wembley Way the approach to the home of English football, was built by prisoners in 1948 for... More

Silva Cells in Del Mar California – Underground Bioretention – Case Study

Camino Del Mar Streetscape Enhancement Project The City of Del Mar in Southern California has installed 400 DeepRoot Silva Cells below the new sidewalks spanning 48 landscaping areas along a 7 block Streetscape project. The $6.8 million citywide project has been executed to improve both pedestrian and bicycle mobility through wider sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes,... More