Vertical living wall in Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Accentuating the lobby of the eco-conscious 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a 25-foot, vertical living wall that blends industrial motifs with natural elements.

Vertical living wall in Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Created by landscape design company Harrison Green, the 1 Hotel Living Wall provides a living, green centerpiece in the day-lit focal point of the hotel. Cascading across concrete and steel wall surfaces is a deliberate, simple, and graceful framework that supports the ever-growing and changing wall of vegetation.

Vertical living wall in Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Straying from the traditional concept of a “green wall,” this installation of form and greenery is based on the strategic way plants migrate in nature, allowing the vegetation to organically grow. ┬áThis colonization pattern is projected vertically against the canvas of hotel walls as a mobile, artistic living structure.

Vertical living wall in Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

A variety of plantings, including staghorns, ferns, vines, and creeping ficus, were specifically selected based on the interior environment and lighting requirements. Custom-designed pendants with daylight spectrum bulbs provide additional light that mimics the sun.

Vertical living wall in Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Vertical living wall in Hotel Brooklyn Bridge