Transfunctional living walls-designing living walls for environmental and social benefits

Stav, Yael (2016) Transfunctional living walls-designing living walls for environmental and social benefits. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

Greater attention is being directed towards incorporating greenery into the built environment as increasing global urbanisation drives the search for sustainable urbanism. This research takes a parametric approach to studying living wall dynamics using three methods to cover a diversity of design parameters and performance criteria. The findings led to a functional typology for living walls based on a range of design, context and performance parameters wider than previously identified. Such parametric studies offer valuable insights into 'transfunctional' living walls for homes, schools and public spaces.

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ID Code: 94086
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Lawson, Gillian & Chamorro-Koc, Marianella
Additional Information: Recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award
Keywords: Green Building, Green Facades, Industrial Design, Landscape Architecture, Living Wall Design, Living Walls, Parametric Study, Sustainable Design, Vertical Vegetation, ODTA
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 22 Apr 2016 01:22
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2017 06:58

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