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Minimum Area Requires for Garden Space

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Dean Barone on Aug 19, 2021, 12:12 am

The reference guide does not provide any information about the sizes for the community gardens for urban food production.  Is there a minimum amount of space dedicated to growing food that is...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Aug 30, 2021, 11:04 am

Can rivate gardens be counted towards credit compliance?

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by CT G on Jul 16, 2021, 7:42 am

We are working on a CS office project. The building includes both public terraces with vegetation (which will be used by the entire building population) and private terracces with vegatation (...

Required percentage of vegetated area.

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Susan Di Giulio on Jun 3, 2020, 10:54 pm

I have attended numerous seminars, including an all-day workshop at GreenBuild, on V4 and V4.1, and every time I was told that for this credit, the minimum required vegetated area is 25% of the...

Last reply: Susan Di Giulio, Jun 4, 2020, 2:07 pm

I am working on a project that is a Public/Private sector Master Plan development to revitalize an abandoned industrial area.

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by GABRIELE Medley on May 4, 2020, 7:12 pm

Although the first building is going for LEED CS v4 the other buildings are not. The Master Plan has the different areas in the Plan sharing resources ie: parking, common areas etc. Can the...

Disturbed site

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Guillaume Rose on Dec 17, 2019, 1:54 pm

In the case of a rehabilitation project in the center of Paris, on a 100% mineral site, is this requirement applicable?

it is indicated that at least 30% of disturbed space...

Vertical Garden / Green Wall- qualified for vegetation requirement?

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Ronnel Flores on Oct 18, 2019, 2:41 am

Our project proposes a green wall to be planted with appropriate vegetation and climbers. Please advise whether this wall surface can contribute to the vegetation calculations for SSc3 and SSc2...

How to measure the vegetated area

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Summer on Sep 9, 2019, 6:14 am

I'm confused of how the vegetation/plants will be measured. If you have an open and vegetated space compliant to the requirement, and your vegetated space is composed of grass/lawn, planters,...

Does vegetated roof need to be acessible to the building occupants

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Malin Folkesson on Feb 26, 2019, 11:29 am

Does the vegetated roof  need to be acessible to building occupants  to count towards the 25 % vegetated  space?

Last reply: Summer Minchew, Feb 26, 2019, 1:17 pm

LEED v4 Open Space- how to treat mixed-use area for pedestrians and cars

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Nuttanee Vongveeranonchai on Sep 9, 2018, 11:46 pm

Dear All, 

My project aims to LEED v4 Open Space credit. I have an inquiry about how to treat a promenade in my project that is mainly used for pedestrians, but occasionally for cars....

Open space

CS-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Gabriela Mena on Aug 22, 2018, 12:14 pm

We have a project that has terraces in some floors, the issue is that the terraces have a roof but they are not enclosed. Can we count this area as open space?

Thanks in advanced...

Last reply: Gabriela Mena , Aug 22, 2018, 12:32 pm