Author(s): Veera Skaran
In recent years, vertical greening has become more and more popular. No doubt many architects have begun to consider the application of vertical greeneries when designing architecture. We can see that both the vertical garden in Acros Fukuoka and the green facade of One Central Park have attracted world-wide attention. Exterior Green Wall Design has included the latest green wall practices from around the world, and meanwhile provided readers with detailed introductions, summaries and analysis, along with abundant images, drawings and diagrams. Readers can get a good understanding of the development, characteristics, planning, design and plant selection for green walls. This is a definitive practical reference book for landscape designers, architects, students and all those interested in environmental practices.
Veera Sekaran, botanist, the founder of Greenology Pte Ltd. in Singapore, had practiced in the field of vertical greeneries for over 25 years before he founded the company. Greenology has been consistently pushing to market creative vertical greenery solutions that transform ordinary spaces into living, thriving environments. From sprawling commercial properties to small residential balconies, in countries as diverse as Singapore, Australia, India, Indonesia and Japan, all Greenology installations are passionately hand-crafted by their team of designers and engineers. Among their achievements are the iconic green walls at the Singapore F1 Pit Building and the award-winning Belmont Road residential vertical gardens. In the projects Singapore Zoo, the Night Safari and Changi International Airport Terminal, Mr. Veera Sekaran has played a significant role in their vertical landscape designs.