Narragansett Bay Commission Field’s Point Operations Building

LID Type: Green roof,  bioretention, water conservation
Use: Institutional
Installer: Narragansett Bay Commission
Designer/Developer: Kite Architects
Install Date: 2013

Address: 166 Valley Street
Town: Providence
Zip Code: 02909
County: Providence


Christine Malecki West, AIA
Principal, Kite Architects


Project Summary:

The 19,000 square foot Operations Building incorporates an education center surrounded by rain gardens, drought resistant native landscaping, and green roof terraces.  


Project Narrative:

The education center is used as a public teaching facility to heighten community awareness of water-use and conservation issues that face the Narragansett Bay. The education center is surrounded by rain gardens that demonstrate stormwater management strategies, and the use of drought resistant native plant communities. A third floor fitness center overlooks green roof terraces. Other green design features include low-e glazing, solar shading devices, and materials with high-recycled content.

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Address: Valley Street, Providence, RI 02909