Completed in 2011 in Japan. Images by Kengo Kuma & Associates. Kengo Kuma & Associates have created this visually stunning mixed-use building in Odawara, Japan, featuring a living façade made of aluminum.
The green wall acts as a sound barrier between the open air disco located in the hotel& central courtyard and the neighboring guest rooms. The rows and rows of ceramic terracotta pots are planted with succulents
Here is an idea for a vertical garden in a classroom (plus a fish tank). This could also work in other places -- homes, places of worship, community centres, etc. Maybe even outdoors? With a mesh covering over the fish tank, the cats couldn't get in.