Archinect - News 2014-11-25T20:39:21-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/48681923/weiss-manfredi-s-bbg-visitor-s-center-in-the-wsj Weiss/Manfredi's BBG visitor's center in the WSJ Barry Lehrman 2012-05-16T15:55:00-04:00 >2012-05-20T01:53:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8q/8qv75zpg70ydbjev.jpg" width="262" height="394" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, entering its second century, is hardly a novice at branding, but at the new Visitor Center it is exercised with comprehensive aplomb. &hellip; the green roof is no small engineering feat. With a pitch of up to 27 degrees, it requires complicated networks of special soils held in place with cleats and geo-nets involving drip irrigation systems woven into capillary fabrics, and other impressive techniques with specialized vocabularies known only to au courant gardeners&hellip;</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Wall Street Journal embraces eco-technical gardening while finding a way to point out traditional marriage.</p>