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Europeans Seek Green

Posted on Tue, 2021-04-06 21:42 by matt

FROM the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the orange gardens of Seville, urban planners down the ages have taken inspiration from nature. And those of us living in the concrete and brick jungle have perhaps never appreciated scraps of green space more than during the covid-19 pandemic. During lockdowns, city dwellers across the world have found parks and gardens – where they exist an unexpected source of calm and joy.

Living Walls

Posted on Tue, 2021-04-06 20:52 by matt

The idea of using creepers to cover walls is not new, but in recent decades, the tendency to use building surfaces to place plants has been developing all over the world and shows that there are many ways to make cities greener. There are vertical gardens that give life to walls, roofs, and other coverings (like underground garages on which vegetation is placed) where  green carpets are appearing.

Plants and Wellbeing

Posted on Tue, 2021-04-06 20:37 by matt

How does biophilic design improve the health of individuals and spaces?

Biophilic design has been proven to improve the health of spaces, and the people who use them.

Check out this handy table below that shows how patterns of biophilic design can help stress reduction, cognitive performance, and emotional wellbeing.

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Green Design

Posted on Sun, 2021-01-31 18:58 by matt

WELCOME Green Design as a new Silver Sponsor.

With over 35 years experience in the plant industry Green Design have developed aninnovative system for green roof and vertical garden installation.

Recent projects include show rooms at Google and ARUP.

See more on our home page.

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