Britomart’s Leafy Three Storey Green Wall is New Zealand’s Largest

by , 05/19/11

New Zealand, green walls, living walls, Britomart, Natural Habitats, eco-design, green design, green building, sustainable building, VOC, air quality, maori patterns, landscape architecture

Only 120mm deep, the living wall features native and exotic epiphytes, ferns, climbers, and groundcovers that serve multiple functions. In addition to improving the building’s overall air quality, the plants remove Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) and improve energy efficiency by 23%.

Living walls also help to regulate interior temperatures and humidity levels. The Britomart wall also has sensors that switch on when light levels fall too low, and can be remotely irrigated. It’s alive, and we love it.

+ Natural Habitats

Via Design Daily

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