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Will "Overhead vegetated canopy" to be included in calculation for 25% minimum outdoor space?

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Qian P on Mar 19, 2018, 5:47 pm

To satisfy SSc3 open space requirement, "A minimum of 25% of that outdoor space must be vegetated (turf grass does not count as vegetation) or have overhead vegetated canopy." ...

Open space at rooftop?

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by ERM Korea on Feb 21, 2018, 10:53 pm

Hello,

I have a project which is being designed with vegetated garden at roof. The...

Last reply: ERM Korea, Feb 23, 2018, 12:22 am

Garden and Recreation space

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Jonelle Humphrey on Feb 17, 2018, 6:47 pm

If I were designing a two-way running path, with each direction of travel to be separated by a (narrow) raised garden bed along the edge of my site, would this area count towards "garden space...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 20, 2018, 7:59 pm

Calculation of Open space

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by krishnan v on Jan 23, 2018, 5:58 am

I have a leed boundary of 100 acre out of which 40 acre is green field and 60 acre is previously developed. For calculation of protect or restore habitat, I have set aside 18 Acre of previously...

Last reply: Paula Melton, Jan 26, 2018, 9:43 am

Area under a covered walkway

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Francesco Passerini on Jan 3, 2018, 10:34 am

Could be the area under a covered walkway (an exterior portico) be considered as an open space?

Last reply: Francesco Passerini, Jan 3, 2018, 11:34 am

FAR for parks with pavillion

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by nancy picard on Jun 22, 2017, 3:01 pm

I would like to know if there have ever been special considerations for the...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Aug 30, 2017, 10:02 pm

25% vegetated requirement and accesibility

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Mercè Llorca on Jun 9, 2017, 6:56 am

I've been wondering if when the credit ask for vegetated área, it would be enough to take the 25% from the 30% required área or, if the project has larger outdoor space than 30%, the requirement...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Aug 27, 2017, 4:35 pm

Water lilies

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Carla Cruz on May 12, 2017, 4:33 am

Hi,
The project will have water features and water lilies on it. Can somebody confirm that we can measure the whole water feature area to contribute as vegetated space? If so, this should...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 9:13 am

Pool Deck

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posted by Joseph Snider on Jul 12, 2017, 2:49 pm

We understand that a swimming pool itself does not contribute,and we have been told we can exclude the pool from the calculations. Can we include the pool deck area itself?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 26, 2017, 9:03 am

Renewable sources area = calculation exception?

NC-v4 SSc3: Open space
posted by Kristina Pobre on Jun 5, 2017, 4:30 am

Is the area for on-site renewable sources an exception to the calculation from the 30% site area?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 7, 2017, 12:49 pm