PRODUCT GUIDE Green Walls The new science wing at the Bertschi School in Seattle features beautiful, student-inspired elements—like this indoor living wall, which doubles as a graywater filtration system. Photo: Ben Benschneider Behind the recommendations Related articles Behind the recommendations Related articles Green Walls Wall systems designed to improve thermal performance, treat stormwater, or reduce noise More about Green Walls Green Walls for Greener Cities Contact with nature is not just an amenity: it's important for well-being. Green walls liven up urban spaces while improving building performance. Green Design: What’s Love Got to Do with It? Beauty, place-making, and even love are motivating many green designers, who see these values complementing core sustainability tenets. Biophilic Design: Indulging Our Love of Life New biophilia metrics pin down what it means to engage the love of nature through design. Putting a “LID” on Harmful Stormwater Runoff Low-impact development (LID) minimizes pavement and maximizes rainwater infiltration, filtering out pollution and preventing erosion. For a Low-Maintenance Green Roof, Give Plants Better Soil Inventors of the WaterGrip growing medium say it supports near-miraculous growth—but do their claims hold as much water as their soil?