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New Canaan Nature Center Solar Greenhouse

Project Overview

The interior includes living exhibits, including exotic species, along with work areas and a classroom. Many of the Nature Center's horticultural programs are presented in the greenhouse space. On the southeastern corner of the Greenhouse is a Lath House constructed in 2002-03 as an Eagle Scout project with funding from the Chilton Foundation. It is used to harden off and house plants from the greenhouse. The greenhouse is open to the public.

Project Owner: 
New Canaan Nature Center
New Canaan  Connecticut
United States
Submitting Architect: 
Donald Watson, FAIA
Building or Project Gross Floor Area: 
4,000 square feet

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