Green walls create new urban jungles

http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/30/world/europe/green-wall-clean-air/index.html

London (CNN) – Vertical gardens are cropping up all over cities these days, transforming drab urban facades into vibrant jungles of color.

These lush expanses have found their way onto the walls — both inside and out — on numerous sites in recent years revitalizingpublic buildings, hotels, offices and even a multi-storey car park in Netherlands.

Aside from their pleasing aesthetic qualities, vertical gardens could also deliver more practical benefits says Mark Laurence, creative director at Biotecture, a UK company who design and build green walls….(more)…

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