Welcome to the Nedlaw Living Walls Media Centre
This site is a resource for members of the media looking for information about NEDLAW Living Walls and our products and services. Here you can access current and archived news releases, background information about the organization, photos of some of our work and more. If you require additional information above and beyond what is available here or if you have questions about any of the information you have accessed from this site, please follow-up directly with our media contacts.
Nedlaw Living Wall News
On the Air with Nedlaw Living Walls
Dr. Darlington will be on the 570 News radio show, “Ask the Experts”, on Saturday, June 15 at 1:00 pm. Continue reading.
Nedlaw Attends Grand Opening of the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation
Nedlaw Living Walls are proud to attend the Grand Opening of the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation at the University of Windsor on Friday, May 31, 2013. Continue Reading.
Dr. Darlington speaking at the Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery Conference
Join Dr. Darlington at Discovery for the panel discussion, "Innovations in Agri-Food" on May 28, 2013 at 9am. Discovery is an annual conference and trade show put on by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). Read more about this event.
Join Dr. Darlington for a Talk on Living Walls in Educational Facilities
Join Dr. Darlington for his talk, "Living Wall Biofilters Take Root in Educational Facilities",at the Annual Conference of the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, Pacific Northwest Region (CEFPI) on May 23 and 24, 2013 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Continue reading.
Dr. Darlington Speaking at Grey to Green Conference Tours in Toronto
Learn about Living Wall Biofilters from one of North America's leading innovators of Living Wall technology! Nedlaw Living Walls founder, Dr. Alan Darlington, will be speaking at two different building tours during the upcoming Grey to Green Conference in Toronto on Wednesday May, 22, 2013. Read more about these tours.
Dr. Darlington recieves Paul Harris Fellow from the Parry Sound Rotary Club
On November 28, 2012, the Parry Sound Rotary Club honoured Dr. Alan Darlington with a Paul Harris Fellow in recognition of his international humanitarian contributions and achievements as owner of Nedlaw Living Walls Incorporated. Read the full article in Sidroads of Parry Sound Magazine.
Green Roofs and Walls of the World Virtual Summit
We hope you join us at the Greenroofs.com Green Roofs and Walls of the World Virtual Summit, Feb 12 - March 13, 2013. Dr. Alan Darlington will be paricipating in a panel discussion on Environmental Healing through Phytoremediation on the opening day. He will also be speaking about Indoor Air Biofilters in the talk "A Tale of Two Hydroponic Living Wall Systems from Canada and Spain". Register here.
More news about the Green Roof and Wall Award of Excellence for Corus Quay
We are excited to announce that we have been awarded a Landscape Ontario Award of Excellence from the Horticultural Trades Association. Our Corus Quay Project was chosen for the Interior Plantscaping Design and Installation category. We partnered with Diamond Schmitt Architects on this 1,130 square foot living wall biofilter. Read the Landscape Ontario press release.
The Rise of Living Architecture Commemorative Edition
Our founder, Dr. Alan Darlington is one of the luminaries featured in the book, The Rise of Living Architecture Commemorative Edition. The beautiful, full colour, harcover, celebrates the contribution of more than 50 leading experts to the development of the green roof and wall industry over the past decade. Order your copy today!
We're hiring! Join the Nedlaw Team
We're hiring, and we want you to join the Nedlaw team! We're looking for both companies and individuals to work with us as Living Wall and Living Roof Technicians. Review the job description and apply today!
Free Continuing Education Course on Indoor Air Biofilters by Nedlaw
We have teamed up with Architectural Record to provide a free Continuing Education course. The course, “Indoor Air Biofilters Deliver Clean Air Naturally: Biological systems function to improve air quality while providing beautiful form”, is available online. Once you complete the course and take the test, you will be able to:
- Summarize and explain the principles of indoor air biofiltration that affect indoor air quality.
- Analyze and compare the different basic components of an indoor air biofilter system.
- Theorize and predict the impact of a biofilter on indoor air quality in buildings.
- Specify and conceptually design an appropriate indoor air biofilter into a building to optimize performance.
This course will also earn you 1.00 HSW/SD credit. Take the course, and better your understanding of Indoor Air Biofilters.
Green Roof and Wall Award of Excellence for Corus Quay
We are happy to announce that we have been awarded the 2012 Green Roof and Wall Award of Excellence (from Green Roofs for Healthy Cities) for the Corus Quay Project. We collaborated with Diamond Schmitt Architects on this 1,130 square foot biofilter living wall. Read the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities press release.
CBC News reports on Nedlaw Living Walls in Ottawa
We are currently building North America's tallest Biofilter Living Wall at Ottawa University's new Social Sciences Building. CBC News reported on the progress of the wall and its benefifts. Watch the video.
October 17, 2011 – A two-sided living wall that is a centerpiece of the Longo’s location at Maple Leaf Square in downtown Toronto was recently recognized as part of an award-winning design at the 2011 edition of the ARIDO (Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario) Awards. More...
Largest Active Living Wall Biofilter in the United States
Nedlaw is proud to have recently completed the Living Wall in Drexel University's Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building. Located in Philadelphia, PA this building was officially open on September 20th, 2011. Check out the Digital Journal for more.
New Nedlaw Living Wall
Nedlaw Living Walls is proud to have partner with the Lake County Forest Preserves in Chicago, Illinois to build 3 living walls at the Greenbelt Cultural Center. To learn more about the Center or to join in the festivies at the grand opening on Oct. 2, 2011 go to: www.lcfpd.org and check out their "Horizons" Fall 2011 booklet.
Nedlaw Living Walls in the News
On Saturday September 10th, 2011 Nedlaw Living Walls was featured in the Globe and Mail. We are very proud to be recognized for our clean air technology and are honoured to have been able to work with Diamond and Schmitt Architects on this project. For more information on this biowall contact us!
Nedlaw Living Walls in the News
On September 7th, 2011 Nedlaw Living Walls was featured in the Daily Commercial News. We are very proud to have been apart of this project at Centennial Colllege which is working towards LEED Gold Certification. This collaboration with Diamond and Schmitt Architects and EllisDon has been an enjoyable one and we look forward to working with this team again in the future.
New Living Wall Awarded
Nedlaw Living Walls is excited to be working the The Jesslin Group, on the Mississauga Executive Center in Mississauga, Ontario. The two buildings will be under rennovations and adding 2 living walls in one building with a third living wall in the entrance of the building next door. We would like to thank the architect John Cole of WZMH Architects for including us in this project. As we begin the project build look for a project page and photos to be updated.
Nedlaw Continuing to Research
Nedlaw along with Seneca College have teamed up with funding from the Federal Government to continue research into the effects of biofiltration. Our Living Walls developed through the University of Guelph have been constantly researched and we continue to find ways to improve our design to let mother nature do her wonders. To learn more click here.
New Living Wall at Drexel University
Nedlaw Living Walls is excited to have completed our project in Philadelphia at Drexel University. This indoor air biofilter appears as a vertical garden in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building and is the centerpiece of the project designed by the Toronto Firm Diamond and Schmitt Architects. Photos are updated on the project page but you can also find out more on Drexel University's own webpage.