Green, Living Wall Design Considerations

Start Date
07/18/2018
End Date
07/18/2020
Description
This course provides an overview of living walls with a focus on vertical planter systems with integrated irrigation. Discussions of the benefits of living walls are presented, as well as a comparison of system options, and design and specification considerations, including plant selection, growing media, lighting, and maintenance requirements.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Design-Build
Horticulture / Plants
Residential Design
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
- State the benefits (financial, aesthetic, health, and environmental) of living walls for indoor and outdoor environments.
- Define and compare the various types of living wall systems in terms of performance, cost, maintenance, etc.
- Discuss the structural and design considerations, the components, and maintenance requirements of vertical planter systems with integrated irrigation.
- Explain light intensity and spectrum requirements for living wall systems.
Instructors
Amber Ponce
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Course Codes
AEC770
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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