The WallBreeze now shines – just like the “room” itself – in green.

As the final push for the “shade-providing meeting place in the city center” is underway, and considering the rising temperatures and milder weather conditions, the “free-standing walls have also been equipped with moss panels”: Fresh from our moss farm, the small high-performance plants have been installed into the WallBreeze using individual moss modules.

“The moss walls will serve as ecological filtration systems, attracting, cleaning, and releasing oxygen-enriched fresh air back into the environment, thus making a significant contribution to climate change adaptation”, explains Lukas Reinelt from the city’s environmental office.

Photos: City of Griesheim & GCS

However, the work is not yet entirely completed – our WallBreeze modules are still awaiting their finishing, which will include “information on the functioning of the moss walls” and will allow passersby and citizens to “digitally access the performance of the moss walls in terms of air purification and cooling via QR code”, says the city’s project manager, Diana Richter. Additionally, the “back of the moss wall parallel to Wilhelm-Leuschner-Straße […] will also receive an additional device that will allow posters for event announcements to be hung there in the future”.

For more information regarding the WallBreeze at the “Green Room”, check out our first Griesheim article “Moss Walls for the ‘Green Room’ of Griesheim”.

Photos: GCS

In the city of Griesheim, measures to adapt to climate change are highly prioritized, such as “the creation of shaded areas, cooling through greening, and the increase of water retention capacity of the soil through desalination or the use of permeable pavement”. In the “Green Room” with our two moss walls and two vegetation wall elements, the focus is on “improving the microclimate on and in the immediate vicinity of the Georg-Schüler-Anlage”, providing the “Griesheim population with a social meeting place even on hot days”. The project is financially supported by the Hessian state program “Future City Center” (“Zukunft Innenstadt”).