Anyone who has visited a large city in the summer months knows that they can get very hot! In fact, often a whopping 12 degrees warmer than the surrounding area, according to Rudi Scheuermann, Director and Global Leader for Building Envelope Design at Arup.

Forbes recently called out the advantages of living walls to help mitigate this effect, improving quality of life and helping mitigate other environmental concerns, such as flooding, air pollution and limited access to nature.

Read more in their article, Are Living Walls the Key to Cooler Cities? at

Living wall with outdoor seating umbrellas in urban setting.
Living wall on a Whole Foods parking garage.
Living wall at Hotel Cerro in California
Green wall at Armani Casa in Miami