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Patrick Blanc: The Vertical Garden - From Nature to Cities

Synopsis
Video recording of a talk by Patrick Blanc, world-renowned botanist and inventor of the vertical garden, and creator of Drew School’s ‘living wall’ - the largest such installation in the U.S. The talk focuses on describing his design approach and the philosophy behind his incredible creations - vertical gardens that now number over 200 throughout the world. Patrick is both a research scientist working for the French National Centre for Scientific Research and an artist. He is known as the "inventor of the vertical garden" and is renowned for transforming naked city walls and homes into havens for biodiversity. (83 minutes)
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of production
2011
Subjects
Agriculture; Architecture; Environmental science
Keywords
architectural design; horticulture; garden design; vertical gardens

Online availability

URI
http://video.calacademy.org/details/350
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Distributor

Name

California Academy of Sciences

Web
http://video.calacademy.org/lectures External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 415 379 8000
Address
55 Music Concourse Drive
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco
CA 94118
USA

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