|outdoors green wall - with art pattern|
Monday, September 09, 2013
Green Walls - Getting Artistic, as well as Green
While the concept of installing green walls is now more common in buildings – both new and during refurbishing, a recent trend has been to actually make the walls a piece of art.This is achieved through changes of texture and colour in the plants being used, their leaf length and shape, and growth habit.
Photos of a few examples illustrate this trend quite clearly.One is a large outdoor green wall on the outside of a building, with the pattern providing a clear arty look.
This option of a pattern or design allows the green wall creators some additional flair in the design process. I am sure we shall see more along this trend line over the next few years as better understanding of plant performance itself in these green wall scenarios, as well as better use of more variable colours in the plants – there are many, many leaf patterns and colours available, not just the more common green and yellowish or variegated leaves.