2013 Volume 1 Issue 4 Pages 43-49
For the improvement of city landscape, vertical greening by plantation is one of the effective approaches. In the past few years, vertical greening has gained significant progress in both technological development and practical application. Thanks to the 2010 Flora Expo, vertical greening has made significant contribution to the landscape beautification in Taipei. Among various applications, temporary greening of fences surrounding construction sites has developed a unique landscape for Taipei city. In this paper, potential environmental benefits and application experience of vertical greening in Taipei city will be reviewed and discussed.