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A “Green Wall” commonly referred to as a “Vertical Garden”, is a descriptive term that is

used to refer to all forms of vegetated wall surfaces. Green wall technologies can be divided
into two major categories:
Green facades are a type of green wall system in which climbing plants or cascading
groundcovers are trained to cover. Green facades can be anchored to existing walls or
built as freestanding structures, such as fences or columns.
Living wall systems are composed of pre- vegetated panels, vertical modules or planted
blankets that are fixed vertically to a structural wall or frame. These panels can be made of
plastic, expanded polystyrene and metal.

How it Works/Install (http://www.urbangreening.info/#!green-wall-types/cbiq)
Hydroponic/Soil Less Green Wall Systems- Hydroponic systems are generally grown on preconstructed panels prior to vertical installation using a specialist growing medium as root
support. When ready the panels are transported to site and attached to a framework on the side
of the wall/structure to be covered. Once installed plants will continue to grow and further cover
the structure. This technique takes advantage of the fact that plants do not require soil to grow.

Figure 1 Hydroponic modular living wall

htm# . For more photo visit: http://www.com/content/hydroponic_living_walls_diy_really.Figure 1 Living hydroponic plant walls provide a connection to nature. and can be used for biofiltration of indoor air.greenroofs. a design focal point.

Figure 3 Soil-based modular living wall Green Wall Benefits Green Wall systems combine great design scope with a number of ecological and performance benefits: Improves aesthetics .These systems typically use moulded troughs or containers that are built on or attached to existing walls or similar structures. The natural water retention properties allow irrigation systems to be simple thus lowering installation and maintenance costs. Planting is supported by soilbased substrates. utilising a lightweight combination of recycled materials containing the right balance of nutrients with a free-draining medium.Substrate/Soil\Based Systems.

making a positive impact for both the building’s occupants and the local environment.  Regulate temperature A green wall used on appropriate elevations can reduce energy costs by both providing an additional layer of insulation and acting as a screen to the sun. Green walls metabolize harmful toxins while releasing oxygen into the gallery. and by trapping dust and other pollutants. Response to site: café gallery is located alongside of road and many open-spaced restaurant. Response to site: As mentioned earlier. By using green wall the building of café gallery has aesthetic appeal. surface temperature will be reduced. Response to site: interior green wall will improve the indoor air quality.  Improve air quality A green wall in an urban area can help improve local air quality. acting as an effective shield to heavy rain and hail and helping to protect from the damaging effects of UV light.  Protect building façades Green wall systems can help to protect a building’s façade and extend its life. refresh a tired façade or add colour and texture to a complete wall or section. both by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. . Response to site: the site is located adjacent to old building that the sun has faded all walls. the site is surrounded by buildings which their exterior has been affected by rain and the sun therefor green walls considered for café gallery building. actually creates a cleaner and more invigorating environment. Living green walls expand on this concept as vegetation ‘naturally’ blocks high frequency sounds while the supporting structure can help to diminish low frequency noise. resulting in significant energy saving and airconditioning costs.A well designed and maintained Green Wall can significantly enhance a building’s appearance whether it’s to add a new aesthetic dimension. Plants have been used to reduce noise. By using green wall. actually keeping the building cool.  Reduce noise By adding a layer of insulation (both thermal and acoustic) green walls absorb sound . Response to site: the site is facing to the sun in afternoon.

perennial creeper. Photos is one of the best plants for low-light places. It has shiny heart-shaped leaves. Betel leaf is chosen for exterior green walls. It is evergreen.Green wall plant used Pothos is chosen for interior green wall. is a vining plant that is super easy to care for and can be coaxed to climb or to hang from its resting place. It makes good ground and wall cover in subtropical and tropical areas. .