Stadthaus M1, Freiburg, Germany
Architecture coated with green
The creative possibilities in façade greening are far ranging. The use different plants in combination with professional care can create manifold stunning effects.
Green façades make buildings popular. They are friendly to the environment as well as to citizens and animals. Sometimes their fragrance can even evoke romantic memories.
The plants absorb CO2 and filter particulates. They reduce the city’s noise (up to 10 Decibel) and cool the building in summer through their shade and evaporation, resulting in lower energy consumption for air conditioning. Additionally, they protect the façade from UV rays, hail, intense rain and wind. Thereby, they help to increase the lifespan of the façade and other building components.