Project Profile:

Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Project Summary

Grasspave2 was used to keep pedestrians from damaging the grass. Since installation, major improvements in the look and health of the grass has occured. Grasspave2 works by dissipating the point load to the base course below and protecting the root zone from compaction. On the steepest sloped parts, bare spots and exposed rings were visible. Since replanting grass seed, these problems are gone.

Address

Capitol Building Grounds, 1 E. Main St., Madison, WI

Install Size

100 m2 (1,076 sq ft)

Designer

Ken Syke Designs, Rebecca Mund Landscape Architect

Contractor

Grounds Department at the Capitol

Project Gallery

Grass-Porous Pavers were installed in high-volumn pedestrian areas at the Wisconsin State Capitol Building, Madison, Wisconsin, using Grasspave2.
Grasspave2 runs nearly the full length of the walkway along the concrete apron (not in the mulch/bushes).
Porous Pavement was installed in high-volumn pedestrian areas at the Wisconsin State Capitol Building, Madison, Wisconsin, using Grasspave2.
Some bare patches and exposed Grasspave2 rings show through on this sloped part of the installation. Adding sand and reseeding or soding - along with a little care, should fix this section right up.
Grass-Permeable Pavement was installed in high-volumn pedestrian areas at the Wisconsin State Capitol Building, Madison, Wisconsin, using Grasspave2.
View of grounds.
Reinforced-Pedestrian Paving was installed in high-volumn pedestrian areas at the Wisconsin State Capitol Building, Madison, Wisconsin, using Grasspave2.
An addtional shot from 2004. The sloped area with Grasspave2 have filled in quite a bit.