Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAR 2017

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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40 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Planting Concept: Three main characters, moving up the mountain intertwined by ribbon fragements: Green Heart - Level 1, 2 ,3 • light-coloured canopies from trees overhead creates a sense of enclosure • an understorey layer of textured, large leaves echo the intimacy of the rainforest • injections of colour appear from occasionally flowering plants Cloud Forest - Level 4 and 15 • catching the clouds • moist, small dark glossy textures • epiphytes and ferns • mossy lichen and orchids Mountain top - commercial roof gardens • above the clouds, on top of the mountain • small delicate plants • gold and silver colour palette • trees and shrubs with crooked stems

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