by Mark Laurence

Last winter I did some interesting work in Abu Dhabi, concerning the care of trees.  I can’t name one of the



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The Walkie-Talkie building, infamous for melting cars, has one of the UK’s largest green walls, to the South side of



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by Mark Laurence

I’ve been unusually quiet on the blog front – but something has been brewing.  I’ve been preparing a new green



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by Mark Laurence

I am working as a consulting arborist in the UAE for a couple of large projects.  Whilst there, I have



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by Mark Laurence

Here are some pics from my garden; they tell of Nature’s rhythms and how they effect our lives…  

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by Mark Laurence

Is there a “next place to go” for green/living walls? Absolutely there is – there’s probably two next places to



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by Mark Laurence

I recently visited newly installed walls at Wilson Street, London, which I designed for Biotecture.These were a joy to behold



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by Mark Laurence

I launched my newsletter this week on vertical greening, sending it out to clients and those who’d signed up here



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by Mark Laurence

A new wall has just been installed at the Aveda Institute at High Holborn.  An unusual design, it is a



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by Mark Laurence

Reporters always have to grab a headline, so I shouldn’t have been surprised when the new green wall near Victoria



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