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Five Shades of Green on London’s Living Wall

Just two train stops from the official London Olympics site is a spectacular example of living wall art.  It is also Europe’s tallest living wall and it sits quite proudly on Digby Road. This artwork can be found on the side of an award winning...

Posted July 13, 2012    

Urban Farming as a Successful Business

Currently urban farming is a popular trend but it is not yet significantly changing the way we grow and eat. As we farm locally using sustainable/organic techniques we'll be reducing our carbon foodprint and eating better food. However, in order for...

Posted February 1, 2012    

Today In Awesome, Green Design: The PemaGarden Living Wall

Pema is a 35 year old company with a new product called Pemagarden and they started using it for installations since 2010. The Pemagarden products are installed by company trained professionals due to the unique system components.  Asteria...

Posted June 9, 2011    

Bringing Biodiversity to inner city spaces

The recently completed Frosts Vertiscapes living wall is the tallest living wall in Europe, covering 1,025 square metres of the Mint Hotel in the heart of the City of London. Outdoor Greenwall This wall showcases how biodiversity can be...

Posted May 9, 2011    

Greenwall shaped like Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark

Peter Lund Christensen from Ramboll was kind enough to contact me about the massive Green Wall he helped build in Copenhagen. The European Environmental Agency (EEA) commissioned the project and Johanna Rossbach – http://www.rossbach.dk had the idea...

Posted October 26, 2010    

Inwood Gardeners Vertical Garden

A great community garden was start in Inwood, New York by a few assertive gardeners with Linda Gardener as the leader. The Hudson River Group developers  gave them permission to start a vertical garden on their fence. They weren’t as keen on a...

Posted September 11, 2010    

Habitat Horticulture

Habitat Horticulture was founded to bring plants into urban areas. They install living walls to improve a building’s aesthetics as well as to make it a healthier place to live and work.  David Brenner founded Habitat Horticulture and is the...

Posted June 11, 2010    

Silver LEED Certification with use of indoor plants

Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Wesst Corporation was recently awarded Silver LEED Certification in part through the use of indoor plants, only the second project to do so in the U.S. Credit for the use of live plants indoors was given under LEED (...

Posted May 31, 2010    

Ecohabitare’s portable greenwall

Industrial designers Daniele Adamo and Ravel Casela have created a vertical garden from flat plates out of recycled packages and other plastics. This vertical garden is portable and easy to install. It can be installed on decks, balconies, or walls...

Posted May 28, 2010    

Verde 360 – Living Walls in Mexico

Living wall growth progression Verde 360 is a Mexican company founded in 2006 that builds and maintains living walls. They create custom living walls to green up an urban environment. They’ve done some stellar work for brands including Nike and...

Posted April 14, 2010    

Green Wall Design

Ng Sek San was the principle designer of Mao Marilyn and the Big Garden. With a post grad diploma in landscape architecture and a bachelor of civil engineering, Ng Sek San presented this design to the Singapore Garden Festival. Small living wall...

Posted March 11, 2010    

Green Design’s Vertical Gardens

Green Design in Sydney, Australia, defines a vertical garden as “a unique structure that holds indoor plants in a vertical and horizontal pattern in freestanding columns and walls.” They’ve taken that definition and built a freestanding wall of...

Posted March 9, 2010