Artificial Green Wall at Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA)
We had the opportunity of overhauling the green wall at the office of Singapore Institute of Architects recently. We were thrilled at the chance of showcasing our products at their esteemed office, to say the least.
The existing 10 metre high “live” green wall in the air well of a conservation shop house was not thriving as initially hoped.
Even though the “live” green wall was maintained regularly, some plants grew more aggressively and blocked out the sunlight. This resulted in the plants below rotting away.
The air well had an elegant set of table and chairs and was meant to be a meeting room set in nature. However, the stench of the rotting plants put off users and it soon became clear that the “live” green wall had to be replaced.
Our Creative Director dreamt up an artificial green wall that had hues ranging from lemony yellow to a sharp mustard yellow to all shades of green.
The 10 metre high artificial green wall can be seen from level 1 all the way to level 3.
All you had to do was look out of the colonial-style louvre windows and you’ll be treated to a view of the luscious green wall.
On level 3, where seminars are held, the artificial green wall adds a touch of green and serves as an eye-treat should the seminar participants choose to look away from the presenter. 😉
Users at the level 1 office have started using the meeting room once again.
Most importantly, the artificial green wall doesn’t need much maintenance as compared to the “live” green wall. This relieves the staff of the coordination effort, time and money previously associated with the “live” green wall.
If you do visit SIA’s office, do check out the artificial green wall in person and tell us what you think of it. If you’re thinking of installing an artificial green wall in your office, drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, we’d love to help!