Vertical greenery studies

Update on vertical greenery study: After 7 months of preparation, we have finally managed to set up the racks for vertical greenery measurements. Through this study, we hope to learn more about: How green walls can reduce air, surface and mean radiant temperature How effective plants are at reducing temperature under different meteorological conditions The …

Maintaining a vertical forest

Architect Stefano Boeri is the designer of Bosco Verticale (BV), a residential project consisting 900 trees on the balconies of two towers (Figure 1). It is said that the extensive vegetation produces the same ecological footprint as 10,000 square meters of forest (Click here for details). Fuelled by innovative ideas and technological advancements, urban greenery has evolved from ground level landscaping to vertical greenery on building …

Studies on vertical greenery – the racks

We will be commencing a study on the reduction of mean radiant temperature due to vertical greenery very soon. The racks have been set up on a rooftop. A modular pot system will be used for this experiment. The racks, green wall system and plants are kindly supplied by Chop Ching Hin Pte Ltd.