Sacred Heart School, 2010 AIA Top Ten Green Projects winner featuring organic garden, grows up

Green and sustainable award-winners need time to grow into their envisioned "full flower", and the growing has been good for the 2010 AIA Top Ten Green Project, Sacred Heart Preparatory in the Silicon Valley community of Atherton. A centerpiece to the LEED-Platinum project by Leddy Maytum Stacy architects and landscape architecture firm SWA Group is an 1,110 square foot garden which provides food for the school cafeteria -- a first.  Several months into its first season, the food garden is so successful that it has been expanded to include an additional 9,000 square feet in another location on campus, reports SWA's Marco Esposito in a news-column at www.swagroup.com.



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