Living Walls Flourish in Urban Gardens

March 3, 2010


Inca Wall Garden surrounds terrace

Vertical gardens and living walls are of increasing interest to urban gardeners looking to maximize their garden space for harvesting their own food or for simply beautifying their surroundings. A “growing” trend, there are several … Read More…

Largest Green Wall in North America

September 24, 2009

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PNC (NYSE: PNC) has successfully installed a 2,380 square-foot living wall with 602 modular panels on the exterior of their Pittsburgh headquarters building, One PNC Plaza..  Each 2′x2′ panel has roughly 24 plants, so there’s approximately 14,448 plants covering the wall … Read More…

Botanical Architecture: London Hotel Grows Living Wall

September 15, 2009

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The world’s biggest collection of non-nettly-looking nettles – or Urticaccae, for those in the know–as well native plants and flowers, are sprouting vertically up the exterior walls of The Athenaeum Hotel in London. The city’s humid microclimate is the perfect spot … Read More…

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