With this post of the”largest living wall in North America being made” on Contemporist it rekindles my old dilemma about their resilience in interns of water use and maintenance costs: Aer they really just a type of expensive green wall paper, would conventional clinging views or creepers do the same thing a at lower cost albeit a bit slower? To their credit, the installation / maintanance track and cage is a good design solution.
Living Wall Timelapse by Green Over Grey
Vancouver-based company Green Over Grey, designed and installed a huge living wall named ‘Mountains & Trees, Waves & Pebbles’, for the Guildford Town Centre mall in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.
Often we just see the finished design, which is fully planted, so we thought we would share a time-lapse video of the creation of the wall.
The wall system is made from 100% synthetic recycled materials. It incorporates waterproof eco-panels that are made of recycled water bottles and plastic bags, and this project kept over 20 metric tons of plastic out of landfills.