Physical and non-physical benefits of vertical greenery systems: A review

Ghazalli, Aini Jasmin and Brack, Cris and Bai, Xuemei and Said, Ismail (2019) Physical and non-physical benefits of vertical greenery systems: A review. Journal of Urban Technology, 26 (4). pp. 53-78. ISSN 1063-0732

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2019.1637694

Abstract

Urban green infrastructure improves the urban environment and enriches the lives of urban dwellers by positively affecting ambient temperatures, noise levels, and air quality, and creating an environment that promotes human health. Green technologies are increasingly used to increase green patches in urban areas. In this review of 108 vertical greenery publications, the potential physical and non-physical contributions of a subset of green infrastructure—vertical greenery systems—are presented. Most studies focus on how greenery improves the thermal performance of individual buildings and the potential energy savings, but non-physical benefits, such as health and well-being, have received little attention.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:living walls, well-being
Subjects:S Agriculture > SB Plant culture > SB469-476 Landcsape architecture
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:88527
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:15 Dec 2020 08:19
Last Modified:15 Dec 2020 08:19

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