Growing plants indoors is nothing new, but vertical gardens are all the rage now - these leafy green walls can turn any drab interior space into a lush green oasis. Living wall installations also improve indoor air quality while uplifting your mood. Landscape architects and expert plant installers around the world are latching on to this growing trend and becoming quite adept at creating these luscious living vertical gardens - read on to see some of our favorite indoor vertical gardens!
Located in an atrium in Elche, Spain, this huge vertical garden tretches up all the way to the ceiling. Designed and installed by Urbanarbolism in collaboration with Paisajismo Urbano, this living wall is thought to be the largest vertical garden in all of Spain.
Parker Urban Greenscapes installed this huge biowall in the atrium of Drexel University’s new Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building in the fall of 2011. The 80-foot tall BioWall which boasts over 1,500 plants is actually an integrated part of the building’s air handling system to help clean the indoor air.
Vertical Garden Design convinced Barcelona’s Replay store to let them have fun with their window displays by installing a couple of vertical gardens. These verdant installations are perfect backdrops for a variety of wares and entrance window shoppers to take a step inside for a breath of fresh air.
This awe-inspiring urban retreat in the middle of Tokyo not only boasts shipping container architecture but a beautiful living wall inside. Designed by Wonderwall and landscape designer Seijun Nishinata, the verdant vertical garden makes this spot a hot attraction.
Stelmat Teleinformática’s headquarters in Brazil made a bold statement not only with architecture designed by ABOUT:BLANK, but with their use of sustainable technologies and living installations. One roof is fully vegetated while the entrance features a tropical living wall that welcomes employees and visitors into the space.
The offices of OpenPlans features a living replica of Central Park the heart of the work place. Designed by Parker Interior Plantscapes and LTL Architects, the playful installation played a key role in the office’s LEED Gold certification.