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Vertical gardens are a great way to transform a bare wall into a visual masterpiece.
They’ve replaced the old school granny window boxes with lush dense foliage expanding an entire surface or creating a unique tapestry.
From building façades to interior walls, here are 10 homes with super cool vertical gardens for your inspiration:
1. Contemporary villa, Vietnam
2. Succulent terrace, Sydney
Vertikal have devised a unique green wall tapestry of various succulents for the courtyard façade of this Sydney terrace house. Photography: Simon Whitbread.
3. Home of a Parisian landscape architect, Madrid
Patrick Blanc’s dramatic vertical garden is well balanced by the Portuguese cobblestones of this courtyard. Photography: Manolo Yllera.
4. House in Travessa Do Patrocinio
4500 plants of 20 varieties cover the façade of this residence in Lisbon, Portugal designed by Rebelo De Andrade. Photography: Fernando Guerra.
5. Parisian garden apartment
Spanning 6×7 meters, this vertical garden designed by Patrick Blanc for his friends has an incredible impact on the interior space. Photography: Jessica Antola.
6. Concrete-block home, Toronto
The concrete-block exterior wall of this home designed by Studio Junction Inc. has been cleverly disguised with a thick layer of ivy. Photography: Juliana Sohn.
7. Casa Estoril
With no sunlight, this north facing pool wall was transformed by a dense planting by Vertical Garden Design.
8. Baird Residence, Louisiana
A screen of ivy and 3 spotlight billboards dress this home designed by Plusone Design + Construction. Photography by Roy Zipstein.
9. Private villa courtyard
A Patrick Blanc wall scales the expansive courtyard wall of this Koweit private villa. Indoor Architect: Andrée Putman.
10. The ultimate family home
The collaboration between Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Architects, Guy Thomson Interior Design and Brendon Edwards Landscapes has resulted in a fantastic family courtyard garden.