A word from our plant experts: ‘the stronger the roots, the stronger the plant’
A living wall is planted with a combination of different plants. We are often asked which plants we use in our green facades. Lenhard van Ballegooijen, director of Sempergreen Nurseries, and Peter van Klaveren, maintenance specialist at Sempergreen Vertical Systems, explain passionately in this article what criteria underlie the plant selection for a living wall.
The Future of Building – Let’s meet at BAU Munich!
From 17 to 22 April 2023, Sempergreen will be present as an exhibitor at the BAU Munich trade fair. For architects and building engineers, this is the world’s largest trade fair to get inspiration on building materials and systems.
What does a living wall cost?
This article will give you an insight into the price structure for a green wall in Europe, which factors influence the price the most, and how you can take them into account in the design. We’ll also give a price indication based on four example projects.
Sempergreen and Jydsk Planteservice start collaboration
Sempergreen and Jydsk Planteservice – located in Kolding, Denmark – are pleased to announce their collaboration, which focuses on green outdoor facades. The parties believe that joining forces will generate significant added value to offer a unique local product in the market.
How does a living wall survive in winter?
Plants colour with the seasons. There are visible differences between various plant types, especially in winter. Some plants remain evergreen, while others lose their leaves. How does Sempergreen ensure that the plants in a SemperGreenwall make it through winter, so that they can grow and bloom again in spring?
Eden Tower Frankfurt wins bronze FIABCI Prix d‘Excellence Germany 2022
The impressive “Eden Tower” project, with one of the tallest green facades in Europe, won the bronze FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Award Germany in the residential category. This renowned award for outstanding project developments was presented at a gala ceremony in Berlin on 18 November 2022.
TONIPark Augsburg wins second prize in German competition facade greenery of the year 2022!
The winners of the facade greenery of the year 2022 competition are announced. TONIPark in Augsburg, Germany, won the second prize in this competition!
Green business parks: away with the grey concrete deserts
Many business parks are not attractive places to spend your time. They’re also places where the negative impacts of climate change will be deeply felt. In industrial areas and office parks, there’s lots of room for improvement in terms of greenery and climate adaptive measures.
Hong Kong’s biggest living wall: 11 SKIES
Hong Kong is turning greener step by step. An impressive mixed-use building, called 11 SKIES, is built at a perfect location directly next to the Hong Kong International Airport. The building is wrapped in green with a gigantic SemperGreenwall.
How do we turn the office back into an attractive workplace for employees?
When offices and schools had to close their doors in 2020, working from home became the new normal. Yet going to the office now appears less popular than before the corona period. What makes an office attractive to work in again? In this article, we have collected some tips.