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First name, Middle name, Last name, Scientific degree, Scientific rank, Current position. Full and brief name of the organization, The organization address.Mkhitaryan К.О. – post-graduate student E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Kozhevnikova А.U. – post-graduate student E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Kazan State University of Architecture and Engineering The organization address: 420043, Russia, Kazan, Zelenaya st., 1
Title of the article«Green walls» in urban environment design (foreign experience)
Abstract.Green Wall with the other name Vertical Garden is the term being used to define all forms of vegetated wall surfaces. Green walls are not only spectacularly beautiful, but also helpful in enlivening the ambiance. Green walls can absorb the heated gas in the air, decrease both indoor and outdoor temperatures, providing a healthier indoor air quality as well as a more beautiful space. They hold or slow rainwater, providing food and shelter for wildlife. Also, Green walls can be constructed with many systems. Green walls can examine two major categories: Green Facades and Living Walls. These categories can be divided into other categories – landscape walls, vegetated mat walls, modular living walls. Green facades are made up of climbing plants either growing directly on a wall or in specially designed supporting structures. The plant shoot system grows up the side of the building while being rooted to the ground. In a living wall the modular panels are often comprised of polypropylene plastic containers, geotextiles, irrigation systems, a growing medium and vegetation. Vertical Gardens provide economic and ecological benefits as well as aesthetic value. The benefits change with options such as different buildings, green wall technologies, plant selections and plant coverage. walls, living walls, vertical garden, vegetable wall, vertical kitchen garden, living wall, bio wall, green faсade, design of architectural environment.
For citations:Mkhitaryan К.О., Kozhevnikova А.U. «Green walls» in urban environment design (foreign experience) // Izvestiya KGASU. 2016. №3(37) P.41-48.

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