thanks for all the feedback on this discussion (even the ‘fugly’ comment) 🙂 Turns out the design has changed quite a bit..still going with a living wall, but abandoning the downspout connection and going with an above ground tank where irrigation (and winter disconnect) can be better managed. Permeable pavement will still be used but with t…[Read more]
Good question. It is, in part, a case of form following funding…
The project is almost entirely funded by the watershed district (if this project receives an implementation grant). The district is as urbanized as one can get in MN and see this project as a demonstration for urban stormwater retrofit practices.
Also, the space is more limited…[Read more]
Thanks for your direction, Mark. I’ll check Aquascape, Inc. out.
Henry, I uploaded a couple views showing the concept. We are trying to have enough storage to keep a living wall system adequately irrigated, in Minnesota.