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2010
Living Wall Case Study

Digby Road Apartments

Size: 
150m² - 300m²
Duration: 
4-8 weeks
Client background: 

The Digby Road building has 97 apartments within it's terracotta cladding, and now has Europe's tallest living wall.  The building is near Hommerton Station in London and the living wall brings much needed greenery to the area.

Scope of works: 

This project had a range of problems to overcome, the sheer height of the building for one.  The building has 14 floors and the living wall covers a huge 220 square meters using over 24,600 plants.  The wall is maintained by the ANS Global team who have to abseil the wall.  The living wall also met with a green roof (also supplied by ANS Global) at the top.  The green roof is at a 45 degree slope for 6 metres before leveling out.

Case Study Location

68 Digby Rd
London
E9 6HX
United Kingdom