GREEN WALL – VERTICAL GARDENS – PATRICK BLANC

 

In this exclusive interview with vertical gardens pioneer Patrick Blanc, the French botanist discusses his hanging gardens for Herzog & de Meuron’s new Pérez Art Museum in Miami and reflects on why vertical gardens have become so popular.

 

Post by Dezeen and MINI World Tour

 

L’Oasis D’Aboukir (the Oasis of Aboukir) is a 25-metre-high green wall by botanist and researcher Patrick Blanc, which covers a building facade in the second arrondissement of the city.

 

The wall features plants from 237 different species and appears to grow up the facade in diagonal waves. It was planted in the spring and covers the previously raw concrete facade on the corner of Aboukir Street and Petits Carreaux street.

 

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Categories: ArchΤravel, Interviews, Landscape, Public, Temporary

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