263 Shuman Elevated Rooftop Deck & Green Roof Project
263 Shuman Elevated Rooftop Deck & Green Roof Project

Balanced Enviroments

July 7, 2022

BEI completed the transformation of this 263 Shuman rooftop from ugly, unused space, to gorgeous outdoor cafe and lounge. We designed and built this project over several months from early spring until June of this year.

263 Shuman Elevated Rooftop Deck & Green Roof Project
263 Shuman Elevated Rooftop Deck & Green Roof Project

We installed a 2200 square foot Elevated ¾” Porcelain Paver system.

The pavers are set on adjustable MRP pedestals with wind uplift system.

We installed 600 square foot Elevated Concrete Pavers for Emergency Egress Walkway and Landing.

263 Shuman Elevated Rooftop Deck & Green Roof Project
263 Shuman Elevated Rooftop Deck & Green Roof Project

There was a 400 square foot Green Roof Tray System included for water management and green design.

This included a root barrier, edging, and pre-grown Sedum trays.

We hoisted 27 Brisbane 36”x24”x32” Planter Boxes onto the roof and filled them with perennials of Allium, Salvia and Prairie Dropseed Grasses.

All materials were lifted to the construction site using crane from the parking lot to the rooftop deck.

263 Shuman Elevated Rooftop Deck & Green Roof Project
263 Shuman Elevated Rooftop Deck & Green Roof Project

Thank you to these suppliers and vendors who assisted on the project.

Pavers, Elevated Windup Uplift System, & Pedestals – Illinois Brick Company

Green Roof Tray System – Green Roof Outfitters

Brisbane Planters – Pots, Planters & More C/o Greentec Innovations, Inc.

Plantings – Midwest Groundcovers

Soils – Midwest Trading

Crane – Stevenson Crane

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