Monday, February 06, 2006

Living Canvas

i always wanted to somehow combine horticulture with art, and recently i got a client who thinks the same way. he asked me to create this 30' tall by 11' wide living wall for his residence in downtown nyc. and next year i'll start to work creating another larger one for his hotel. this, i think, may be the future of gardening in cities, where the only place to go is up:

3 comments:

Pablo said...

what an intriguing project! please keep us abreast of the progress!

todd said...

is this person a geneticist?

Amber said...

no, he's not a geneticist, but he loved the double-helix pattern, luckily enough! i started out trying to mimic waterfalls, with the plants cascading down like water, and it just sort of naturally evolved into the twisting spirals of the helix.