Employees of New York office often during a busy day dreaming about how to be somewhere in a nice green area, somewhere on the lawn of Central Park, located in midtown of Manhattan. And architectural firm LTL Architects underwent Central Park right in the office of company OpenPlans!
Vertical gardens (living walls) – it is very popular in recent times an element of architectural design, both external and internal. As an example, a vertical garden on the building of a public library Semiahmoo Public Library and RCMP Facility in a suburb of Vancouver, or a green wall – decorating Longwood Gardens park administration. Here is something similar has appeared recently in the office of the New York company OpenPlans.
Moreover, there appeared not only vertically situated lawn! There appeared a work of art, beautiful, functional and tech! The fact that the vertical garden at the office OpenPlans created as Central Park in Manhattan – the main site for outdoor recreation for New Yorkers and visitors alike. Green surface of the vertical garden echoes the contours of forms with greenery of Central Park, the blue notches in it – with the contours of bodies of water.
But that’s not all! The vertical garden at the office of OpenPlans – is only part of the rack along one wall of an office building. Location same shelf in the rack due to the location on Manhattan streets surrounding Central Park, New York: vertical bar cabinet repeat layout of the street, horizontal – position of avenue. So, this bookcase is a very peculiar map of New York.
In addition to the aesthetic function, vertical garden at the office OpenPlans has several functions and practices. It provides thermal insulation of office space, helping to clean and cool air in it, increases the humidity of the air. All this makes the office OpenPlans both literally and figuratively the greenest office in New York!