Living Wall Systems

Sustainability Can Be Productive Too

Sagegreenlife’s Productivity is a self-contained living wall partition featuring a writing surface on one side and a living wall on the other. The partition can be easily relocated and is low maintenance. The living wall features Biotile tiles with a layered rock fiber called Rockwool to evenly distribute water, oxygen and nutrients across the living wall. With 24/7 remote monitoring and control operating over a 4G network with sensors and programmable irrigation, Safegreenlife’s living wall system may just be the most advanced greenery on the market.

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Mobile Living Walls

GSky’s MOBILE Versa Wall offers a way to bring more green into the interior in a solution that is flexible enough to accommodate the changing layouts currently demanded by the corporate world today. Tank pump and irrigation are included in each unit, which hold up to 12 gallons of water and eliminate the need for a water feed and drain. Built-in lighting guarantees plants will remain full and healthy. A single, smart-control unit makes it simple to control the lighting and irrigation. Made in the U.S., the MOBILE Versa Wall measures 79-in. high, 40-in. wide × 19-in. deep.

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Living Walls

Studies have shown that natural elements added to indoor spaces help lower tension and anxiety, reduce fatigue and increase creativity and efficiency. The GrowUp Freedom Series, introduced through a partnership of OFS and GrowUp Greenwalls, will help streamline the integration of office spaces with biophilic design, sustainability and low-maintenance vertical gardens, which provides health, wellness and climate benefits.

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Modular Living Panels

Created in collaboration with Gensler, Maars Living Wall’s M923 modular panel system is simple to use and is designed for workers to create their own space in open-office structures. Flexible and versatile, the concept combines elements of modern wall decoration, functional office furniture and movable walls in a standalone product. Consisting of interlocking profiles with snap-in-place panels, and fully relocatable, M923 truly is a “living wall.” It defines open areas with the right type of functionality—and the right balance of porosity and privacy—for the task and tenant at hand. And it’s always attractive, no matter the configuration. The panels are av

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Well-Being

At HOPE Tower at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, N.J., a pair of LiveWall Outdoor Living Wall Systems, each over 22 ft. wide × 11 -ft. high, were installed to institute a sense of well-being. “The green walls are essential,” said Drew Smithson, chief operating officer, Jersey Shore University Medical Center. “They transform highly visible exterior walls, which would be otherwise unremarkable, into vertical gardens that are an integrated part of the whole landscape.” By extending the landscape up the sides of the structural walls, noted Chris Cirrotti, vice president and principal in charge, Dewberry, the exterior civil engineering and lan

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New Life for Used Plastic

Nardi, a company specializing in outdoor furniture, has always recycled its production waste; this practice led to the idea of recovering used plastic, “regenerating” it in a new life cycle based on the principles of the circular economy.The result is the Komodo EcoWall, designed by Raffaello Galiotto. This repositionable modular partition, made of “regenerated” resin, has been designed to separate outdoor spaces. The individual modules can be configured vertically and horizontally as required to create different layouts, enhance the aesthetic look of outdoor spaces and provide privacy. The structure has a recurrent elegant lattice pattern reminiscent of tree branches

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The Walls Are Alive

Similar to the way in which the Columbus library embraces nature, Perkins and Will opted to include an indoor living wall at Trent University’s Bata Library in Peter-borough, Ontario.Perkins and Will designed a 7-ft., 278-sq.-ft. LiveWall Indoor Living Wall System, which “unifies two adjacent seating areas to create an inviting open space, softens the center of the library’s interior and complements the tone of the cedar ceilings,” explains James Mallinson, B.Arch., OAA, LEED AP, project architect, Perkins and Will, Toronto.The installation is a modular system which sets up a “vertical garden” mounted onto walls. Vertical furring tracks are attached o

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Moss Muffle

BuzziMood, a new acoustical wall solution, blends materials found in nature with exceptional sound absorption capabilities. BuzziSpace collaborated with American designer Cory Grosser to create BuzziMood, an organic alternative to conventional noise control solutions with preserved reindeer moss as its primary material. Moss is an excellent, naturally occurring absorber of sound. The structured acoustic wall panels are available in seven geometric shapes, which can be mixed-and matched to create graphic wall art.

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Silent Growth

The newly opened 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood features a touch of greenery in the guest rooms and public spaces, bringing the outdoors inside. The 25-ft., custom green wall in the lobby made from Banker Wire I-21 creates a woven fixture screen and custom welded wire mesh hanging baskets for vegetation. The vertical wall blends industrial elements with natural ones against a backdrop of concrete and steel and is laid out in such a way to ensure that vegetation can grow organically over the canvas. 

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