One of the more impressive sights at Singapore’s Changi Airport is in Terminal 3, where there is a five-story tall indoor vertical garden, called the ‘Green Wall,’ that stretches across the building.
The “tapestry” was created by Tierra Design and contains a mixture of 10,000 exotic, tropical climbing plants interspersed with four cascading waterfalls.
Now there’s another airport with an impressive living wall.
One of the key features of a major terminal expansion at Canada’s Edmonton International Airport is a wall made up of hydroponically-fed plants.
“We worked with well-known New York sculptor Karim Rashid to create a sculpture that doubled as hold room seating and a performance space,” said Stanis Smith, senior vice president of Stantec, a design, consulting and project management firm based in Vancouver.
“The result is a lyrical sculpture called Kopperscape that people can sit on and that has at its center a performance stage.” said Smith.
The Living Wall and Kopperscape are just part of the Edmonton Airport expansion. To find out more about the shops, restaurants and cool architectural features, such as a glass bridge overlooking Canadian customs, see the airport website here.