Living Wall at Aston University

The second phase of Aston University’s redeveloped sports provision at Woodcock Street is well underway with the primary steelwork completed and the masonry elements beginning to create a real sense of the completed building. One of the most exciting features is the living wall which will wrap the new squash courts in a planted ‘green’ wall. Designed specifically for this location by Ed Sharkey Associates, the selected plants will change appearance throughout the year, and support insects and the wildlife which feed on insect life. The living wall is growing off-site before it’s installation early in 2013 (see photo) by Speller Metcalfe and Biotecture.