Over four years ago we had our first Silva Cell installation, on the sidewalk in front of a DeepRooter’s house in Redwood City, CA. The picture above was taken shortly after the installation was completed. So, what does it look like today?
DeepRoot is key to the growth of urban forests everywhere for everyone to enjoy. Parking lots and car parks have not traditionally been designed with the health and longevity of trees top of mind. DeepRoot’s Silva Cell is intentional in creating more space and accommodating more soil where it is most imperative: at a tree’s… More
If you are of a certain age (like me), you remember when shopping malls were the place to be. However, online shopping and cultural changes have greatly impacted the popularity and profitability of malls, resulting in vacant storefronts and little foot traffic. Now, hundreds of “dead” and dying malls sit decaying throughout North America –… More
1: Can Silva Cells go around utilities? Yes, our modules can be moved and oriented to accommodate most utilities, footings, and other obstacles. Integration with utilities is by no means a barrier to using Silva Cells! Silva Cells are designed to be completely structurally independent, meaning it is not necessary for them to be in… More