Jakob Green facade is a wall system where climbing plants or cascading groundcovers are trained to cover specially designed supporting structures. The climbing plants are divided into self-supporting plants like root climbers or adhesive-suckers, and plants that need supporting structure, like twining vines, leaf-stem climbers, leaf climbers, or scrambling plants.
Green Facades are durable, functional, and aesthetically pleasing but they require thoughtful and thorough planning. An understanding of the micro-climatic context of the project is needed, including wind and sun exposure data, detailed knowledge of architectural and structural characteristics, and access to the facade for plant maintenance.
The Green Solutions range consists of three categories that meet the differences of greening projects according to their size, complexity, and demands:
- Modular greening systems
- Complete set GreenKit
- Customized solutions
GreenGuide, GreenTrellis, Webnet and Webnet Frames are modular and come with all the necessary parts to plan small or lager greenings and many different applications. They are specifically adapted to greening plants and their typical loads.
Customized Greening Solutions
For large-scale projects such as walls or skyscrapers, Jakob offers customized solutions, from advice to installation.
Jakob stainless steel Webnet, cables, and accessories are used in green facade projects across the globe due to their durability, strength, and adaptability to most structural and climatic situations.
GreenGuide stands for a light, flexible trellis system with appealing design possibilities. It is suitable for all types of climbers. The system is modular and can be adapted to the scale of any project, offering high-quality parts and flexibility in design at very low costs.
GreenGuide can be installed as a single cable or turned into a trellis of any size with the help of horizontal bars. GreenGuide is available as complete sets including the necessary spacers and assembly parts.
GreenTrellis is a simple, modular trellis system adapted for partial and large-size facades, especially on concrete walls. A horizontal bar combines vertical cables offering high stability and easy installation. Grids can be created according to project needs and plant requirements. A security mechanism protects the cables and the carrying structure from overload from too much plant weight, wind, snow, or other loads.
GreenTrellis is suitable for many types of climbing plants. It includes a set with all the necessary parts for assembly.
The stainless steel wire mesh Webnet is perfect for medium to large greening trellises. With the corresponding spacers and connecting parts, the net forms a modular system that can be easily and efficiently scaled to the size of any project. Cable diameter and mesh aperture are specially adapted to climbing plants and their typical loads on facades.
Webnet is a design solution for dense greening. A dense covering with plants can absorb noise and pollution, and combat the urban heat island effect by providing shadow and evaporative cooling while creating a habitat for insects.
D.I.Y. Green Kit and Webnet Frames
Green Kit is a complete set of cables, spacers, and accessories for the creation of functional and beautiful green facades. It offers creative opportunities and elements to make orthogonal green facades at a low cost. The primary hardware component is made of marine-grade stainless steel and includes HDPE spacers. These high-quality materials and production guarantee long life and slender, robust support for your green façade plants, both indoors and outdoors.
Webnet Frames combine the advantages of Webnet for greening with easy installation. Webnet Frames are stainless steel profiles with pre-installed Webnet. The cable diameter and mesh aperture are completely adapted to the needs of climbing plants.
By combining Webnet Frames with a plant pot, greening on walls or facades up to three meters are possible. Webnet Frames are perfect for creating smaller greening on individual spots and offer a wide range of design options.