"Since green walls were pioneered and popularized by french botanist Patrick Blanc in the 1980s, the typology has grown more and more prevalent in contemporary architecture. These self-sufficient vertical gardens are now decorating lobbies, outdoor recreational space, and even building façades in an effort to beautify a growing number of residences. Nowhere is this trend more apparent than in New York, where a host of luxury condominium buildings are including green walls as part of their plans. Below, we take a look at five developments that feature lush vertical plantations..."
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