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The idea behind green or living walls is incredibly simple in its basic form. Simply put, green walls are structural aspects of a building that are covered mostly, or even entirely, by native vegetation in one way or another. Its an idea that stretches all the way back to the ancient city of Babylon as many other innovative ideas surrounding vegetation tend to do.
This article will go over everything related to the history and development of green walls. From their early days in ancient civilizations to the latest advancements in green wall implementation, there are plenty of new things to learn about this seemingly simple example of bio architecture. In addition there will also be sections that go over the technical specifications, the benefits and drawbacks of green walls, and what the future may hold for such designs.