a tale of a few cities

Green Wall in San Francisco

Posted in architecture, design, flora and fauna by petercombe on October 28, 2009
IMG_0042

.

musee-du-quai-branly-4
.
Musee du Quai Branly in Paris

.

Patrick Blanc, responsible for the green living walls of the Jean Nouvel designed Musee du Quai Branly will be designing a fifty ft wall for a local private high school in Lower Pacific Heights, San Francisco. The Drew High School expansion will be Blanc’s 5th and largest American creation, covering the street side wall of a 14,500 square foot assembly hall for the small high school campus at California and Broderick streets. That’s steps from our house and will provide for an interesting visual distraction while en route to the shops Divisadero and Fillmore streets. Fall, 2010 should see completion.

Photos: Patrick Blanc

Patrick Blanc >

Advertisements

One Response

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. rebecca sweet said, on September 21, 2010 at 4:07 pm

    Hello!

    I’m a garden designer and writer (also in the Bay Area) currently co-authoring a book on vertical gardening, called Garden Up!, that will be published Feb. 2011. We are writing about various aspects of vertical gardening and different ways gardeners can add vertical elements to their gardens.

    If you’d like to know more about me you can visit my website http://www.harmonyinthegarden.com or blog http://www.gossipinthegarden.com. You can also see a sample of the book on Amazon’s site http://www.amazon.com/Garden-Up-Vertical-Gardening-Spaces/dp/1591864925/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1284650972&sr=1-1

    Thanks for your time! – Rebecca Sweet


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: