10 Vertical Gardens That Make Us Want to Climb the Walls
Vertical gardens have become much more popular as it seems that horizontal space has been growing smaller and smaller. They help purify the air while becoming works of art in their own right. Read more here: http://design-milk.com/10-vertical-gardens-that-bring-greenery-to-boring-walls/
- •L’Oasis D’Aboukir is a project by Patrick Blanc in Paris, France where the side of a historic building becomes a mesmerizing vertical garden covered in 7,600 plants from 237 different species.
- •Located in Mexico City, Downtown Mexico is a boutique hotel designed by Cherem Serrano Arquitectos with an inner courtyard that features this massive living wall.
- •J.M.Bonfils and Associates designed the mixed use East Village building in Beirut, Lebanon, to include a traditional Lebanese garden but in a modern way – vertical – which happens to be much more space efficient.
- •Designed by PAUL CREMOUX studio in Mexico City, Casa CorManca hides a series of layered outdoor spaces that all benefit from this gorgeous vertical garden.
- •The Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, California, is home to this living wall by Habitat Horticulture.
- •Meristem Design were tasked with designing this vertical garden surrounding a round window in the Skanska offices.
- •This Ukrainian apartment, designed by Ki Design Studio, not only has a slide to take you from the second floor to the main one, it has a double-height green wall that brings a punch of greenery to the modern space.
- •Paris’s Musée du Quai Branly brings a lush green landscape to the middle of the busy city. Spanning over 800 square meters, the 15,000 plant-design was created by Patrick Blanc and it covers the entire facade minus the windows.
- •Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct was brought to life by Hassell in a part of the city of Adelaide that was once rundown. The new entrance entices visitors with a living wall full of rich native plants.
- •A six-story living wall, the tallest in North America, becomes an energy-efficient air purifier which led to the building receiving LEED Gold certification.