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Living Wall Technical

Green Wall Lighting

As in natural environments, different plant species thrive in various light levels. We can select plants to accommodate the aspect and natural light intensity of each project. In areas where no natural light is present (particually indoors) it is essential to artificially create the right light intensity and colour temperature to support healthy plant growth for your living wall.

lighting for a living wall

Down-lighting outdoors

lighting for indoors living wall

Subtle indoor lighting

mood lighting for outdoor living wall

Uplighting outdoors

Light intensity is measured in foot candles (FC) or lumen’s. For reference a clear summer day is around 15000 FC. We require a minimum of 250 FC for a long lasting living wall.

Light colour temperature is measured in Kelvin (K). Natural sunlight provides a full spectrum of colour and indoor living walls will thrive with a similar light balance (4500 K to 6000 K). For a healthy living wall we require a minimum of 3000 K.

Ceiling spot lighting for a living wall

Ceiling spot-lighting set back from the living wall at Facebook

Wall spot lighting for interior living wall

Wall spot lighting at Workshop Coffee

Ambient lighting for a living wall

Ambient skim lighting at RizonJet