GREEN LIGHT FOR GREEN WALLS
They purify the air, cool temperatures and are space-efficient. No wonder more homeowners are taking green walls indoors!
They purify the air, cool temperatures and are spaceefficient. What’s not to like?
M ost of us have seen green walls adorning external spaces, but what about green walls within the home, such as in the living room or foyer? The idea is catching on here, and not simply because green walls are a pleasant visual feature. “Green wall systems can help homeowners maximise their vertical space, while freeing up horizontal space for other uses,” says Veera Sekaran, founder and managing director of urban greenery company Greenology. “A small green wall of 1m by 2m can hold up to 60 plants – a number nigh impossible to have on the floor of a regular-sized balcony.”
Over the next few pages, we take a look at how green walls can be incorporated into the various spaces of your home.