Suginami ward’s giant green curtain shows positive activity by local government

今年の杉並区役所のグリーンカーテンはすてきです。

When people ask me about positive government action for urban nature, I always point to the Suginami ward’s giant green curtain. This massive screen of vines rises each summer on their eight story ward office next to the Minami Asagaya station on the Marunouchi subway line. It has inspired local residents to create their own balcony green curtains, inserted a huge green space that occupies very little square footage on the ground, and demonstrated that their old office building can be energy saving, attractive, and full of life.

3 comments

  1. Would you please send me by email the first picture of your article in big size, it’s for this congress that is occuring next week: World Green Infrastructure Congress in Nantes, FRance. I will of course cite my source on the slide.
    Thank you in advance. my email is: parismagali@yahoo.fr

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