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Living or “green” billboards are popping up all over the place (if you’ll excuse the pun). Coke did it in Singapore with carbon-dioxide eating plants, and an enormous petri dish was created in Toronto to promote the movie Contagion. What’s exciting about this one is that it’s in South Africa.

Inhabitat explains:

You’d think that a pretty new garden for your neighborhood would be well-received, but Simon Wall from Tractor Outdoor was met with pretty much the opposite reaction when he set out to build South Africa’s first vertical garden. Luckily he persevered and the awesome living, growing billboard you see above is the result! Taking inspiration from Patrick Blanc’s vertical gardens, Wall created a self-sufficient 6 x 12 meter living wall that is designed to represent the various countries around the world serviced by the project’s sponsor, Emirates Airlines.

I’m hoping it’s still there and this isn’t a delayed piece. Can any Capetonians confirm that it’s still there? It looks like it’s in Kloof Street or thereabouts.

Green Billboard Cape Town

Green Billboard Cape Town

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3 Responses to “A Growing Billboard for Cape Town” Subscribe

  1. Niall October 11, 2011 at 9:00 am #

    this is pretty great – you should cross-post to Sprig!

  2. kate October 11, 2011 at 7:14 pm #

    yes it is still there.

  3. mol-d October 12, 2011 at 10:38 am #

    and in kloof street :-)

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