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Whereas once the greening of buildings was left largely to nature, modern construction materials and methods make the practice more scientific, sustainable and long lasting – ensuring that the Green Wall benefits derived are not at the expense of the integrity of the building structure.
Our proven system uses a combination of high-quality stainless steel ropes, rods and mesh to create an elegant, sustainable and cost effective green wall solution.
Unlike modular systems the Jakob system is lightweight, easy and fast to install. Our Green wall systems support new plants which are planted on site. Typically for a square meter of coverage, the system weighs only 20-30kg when planted.
Plants can either be grown up green wall systems or cascaded down. In either case maintenance is simple and straightforward and is carried out at the planter level. Our systems not only offer a sustainable solution but are also energy efficient in production. Our range accounts for very little embodied energy per square meter of building. The system is completely recyclable at the end of its useful life.
Green wall structures create unique designs even before schemes are fully planted. The combination of steel rod, rope and Webnet provide elegant design options, giving additional texture to facades and providing strong shadow definition.
The Jakob product range is backed by a full technical support package. Assisting architects, developers and contractors in selecting the best system to meet their aesthetic and performance needs. We also supply a complete design, supply, fit and maintenance service.
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14 September 2021
Green walls are sometimes viewed as simply being aesthetic additions to indoor and outdoor spaces, however well-designed greening actually provides many more benefits than just looking pretty. The systems’ benefits include deterring graffiti, providing new habitats for wildlife and cleaning the air by absorbing carbon dioxide, releasing oxygen and trapping pollutants. Green walls can also help reduce the effects caused by urban heat islands. An urban heat island is an urban area that experienc...
07 April 2021
What are Jakob Trellis-based Green Walls? You may be familiar with residential trellis systems such as those in domestic gardens, where ropes run vertically across horizonal rods (available here). Essentially rope and rod Green Walls are professional, larger scale versions which enable clients to create unique designs even before schemes are fully planted. The combination of stainless steel rod, rope and fixings provide elegant design options; and with its unique customizability, Jakob Webnet w...
11 February 2021
The inaugural International Green Wall Day 2021 has been set to celebrate the 130th birthday of Stanley Hart White, the inventor of the green wall. Founded by UK green infrastructure specialists, Pritchard & Pritchard, and supported by industry leaders, Green Wall Day celebrates green and living walls worldwide. Green Wall Systems & Benefits Green walls (also known as living walls) are structures designed to house vegetation, allowing for vertical greening to be created. There are ma...