GUIDELINES: A thorough technical introduction provides guidance to architects and designers exploring vertical gardens, an innovative and ever more popular response to increasing urbanization. CASE STUDIES: Injecting green spaces into cities, providing gardening solutions in limited space, and combating the endless concrete, metal and glass of our cities, vertical gardens comprise an exciting field of landscape architecture. This book features the most exciting projects from around the world, illustrated with full color photographs, plans and in-depth explanations from the architects. It will be an inspiration to architects, students and those interested in urban design.
Carles Broto, has over 20 years experience in the publishing industry, specializing in architecture and design. His considerable expertise has led to his works becoming a reference for professionals and students alike. He is currently leading the development of the ARCHITECTURE ONLINE LIBRARY, a trail-blazing online architectural publication collective. He lives and works in Barcelona.