Gallery: The Semiahmoo Library’s Larger Than Life Living Wall Features ...

We've featured the amazing Semiahmoo Public Library vertical garden before, but our new pictures show even more clearly just how alive this wall really is. More than 10,000 individual plants representing 120 unique plant species cover so much wall space
 
We've featured the amazing Semiahmoo Public Library vertical garden before, but our new pictures show even more clearly just how alive this wall really is. More than 10,000 individual plants representing 120 unique plant species cover so much wall space - a whopping 3,000 square feet - it's kind of surprising that the whole building doesn't keel over. Vancouver-based design firm Green over Grey has transformed the library's exterior into a totally self-sufficient (and structurally sound) green wall which actually enhances the interior environment while also supporting a healthy urban ecosystem that entices bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to come out and play!

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  1. yourfriendlyneighbour August 30, 2011 at 1:41 pm

    I live around the corner from this and pass it every day on my way to work. It is even more stunning in person. But you don’t want to know how much it cost!

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