Living Wall: Space-efficient Green Infrastructure in Populated Cities
Updated: Jul 6, 2021
Living Walls refer to a facade or indoor walls totally or partially covered with vegetation. By using the verticality, they increase green areas in populated cities where space for conventional gardens is scarce and expensive.
Aside from aesthetics, there offer multiple benefits:
• Insolation and decrease urban heat island thus decreasing energy consumption,
• Control of excess of water run-off,
• Carbon sequestration,
• Increase of biodiversity,
• Better air quality,
• Improve human physical and mental health.