8 Reasons Why Green Walls Are Awesome

8 Benefits of Green Walls

An apartment in Ukraine, designed by SVOYA Studio. Photography by Tanya Kovalenko.


By now, you’ve probably seen photo of homes and buildings that have included green walls, also known as vertical gardens, as part of their design, but have you ever wondered if there are any benefits to having a green wall?

Here are 8 awesome benefits of having a green wall…


1. They’re more interesting than typical wall art.

8 Benefits of Green Walls

Rizon Jet Lounge by SHH. Photography by Andy Spain.

2. They’re a great way of hiding ugly walls.

8 Benefits of Green Walls

Richmond House by Morris Partnership, Photography by Christopher Ott and Shania Shegedyn

3. They’re still uncommon enough to be a novelty.

8 Benefits of Green Walls

Plantwalls by Green Fortune

4. They improve air quality

8 Benefits of Green Walls

A home in Singapore, designed by Park+Associates Architects.

5. They don’t take up much space

8 Benefits of Green Walls

Vertical gardens by Michael Hellgren.

6. They prevent graffiti

8 Benefits of Green Walls

Semiahmoo Green Wall in Vancouver, Canada, designed by Green Over Grey.

7. They add interesting textures to a space

8 Benefits of Green Walls

Hotel Seven4one4 in Laguna, California by Horst Architects, Photography by Aris Iliopulos.

8. They help with noise reduction

8 Benefits of Green Walls

Karolinska Institute Future Learning Environments in Sweden, designed by Tengbom. Photography by Sten Jansin.

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