30 Jan '16, 12pm

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Green walls are essentially a living, and therefore self-regenerating, cladding system using climbing plants. Whilst climbers have been used traditionally on buildings for centuries, modern methods using high-tensile steel cables have enabled the concept to be used far more adventurously. Contemporary architecture is also more suitable in many ways for facade greening than traditional buildings. With suitable species selection, heights of up to 25m can be attained – additionally if plants can be grown in large irrigated containers at height, then even greater heights can be reached.

Full article: http://livingroofs.org/greenwalls?platform=hootsuite

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