28 Jul '13, 11pm

What all billboards should look/function like -- vertical garden!

What all billboards should look/function like -- vertical garden!

A few months back, we reported that PNC (NYSE: PNC) was in the process of installing the largest green wall in North American on the exterior of their Pittsburgh headquarters building, One PNC Plaza. Now, as you can see in this monstrous image, PNC has successfully installed the 2,380 square-foot living wall with 602 modular panels. Each 2'x2' panel has roughly 24 plants, so there’s approximately 14,448 plants covering the wall of this 30-story building. Wow! Studies show the south-facing wall is 25% cooler behind the green wall than ambient temperatures. Of the eight varieties of plants on the wall, some will change in the winter and some will bloom in the spring. It’s a beautiful display and there’s probably no more obvious way to wear your environmental commitment on your shirt sleeve. Part of that commitment includes sourcing materials locally, and PNC acquired all har...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2009/09/the-largest-green-wall...

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