Shin-Yamaguchi Station

Project 2015

Owner : Yamaguchi City

Architect : Plants Associates

  • Vertical garden at the Shinkansen station covered by native plant species, one year after plant installation, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Vertical garden at the Shinkansen station covered by native plant species, one year after plant installation, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Vertical garden bridge in the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Vertical garden bridge in the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Vertical garden bridge, Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Vertical garden bridge, Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Shinkansen station Vertical Garden, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Shinkansen station Vertical Garden, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Patrick Blanc standing and on screen at the new Shinkansen station walkway, Yamaguchi, Japan, Oct. 2015

    Patrick Blanc standing and on screen at the new Shinkansen station walkway, Yamaguchi, Japan, Oct. 2015

  • Patrick Blanc on the screen, just beside his vertical garden at the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan, April 2017

    Patrick Blanc on the screen, just beside his vertical garden at the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan, April 2017

  • Ryuji Isobe, Patrick Blanc and Satoshi Yoshimitsu in front of the Vertical Garden in the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan, April 2017

    Ryuji Isobe, Patrick Blanc and Satoshi Yoshimitsu in front of the Vertical Garden in the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan, April 2017

  • Patrick Blanc on a bench at the new Shinkansen station walkway, Yamaguchi, Japan, Oct. 2015

    Patrick Blanc on a bench at the new Shinkansen station walkway, Yamaguchi, Japan, Oct. 2015

  • Oblique bench garden at the Shinkansen station covered by native plant species, one year after plant installation, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Oblique bench garden at the Shinkansen station covered by native plant species, one year after plant installation, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Shinkansen station Vertical Garden and passengers, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Shinkansen station Vertical Garden and passengers, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Patrick Blanc sitting on a bench of the walkway smooth Vertical Garden,  Shinkansen Yamaguchi station, Japan, Oct. 2015

    Patrick Blanc sitting on a bench of the walkway smooth Vertical Garden, Shinkansen Yamaguchi station, Japan, Oct. 2015

  • Patrick Blanc and his friends at the inauguration of the walkway Vertical Garden,  Shinkansen Yamaguchi station, Japan, Oct. 2015

    Patrick Blanc and his friends at the inauguration of the walkway Vertical Garden, Shinkansen Yamaguchi station, Japan, Oct. 2015

  • Patrick Blanc with officials and journalists at the inauguration of the walkway Vertical Garden,  Shinkansen Yamaguchi station, Japan, Oct. 2015

    Patrick Blanc with officials and journalists at the inauguration of the walkway Vertical Garden, Shinkansen Yamaguchi station, Japan, Oct. 2015

  • Patrick Blanc under the Iris japonica diagonale, walkway Vertical Garden,  Shinkansen Yamaguchi station, Japan, Oct. 2015

    Patrick Blanc under the Iris japonica diagonale, walkway Vertical Garden, Shinkansen Yamaguchi station, Japan, Oct. 2015

  • Patrick Blanc and Iris japonica along his vertical garden at the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan, April 2017

    Patrick Blanc and Iris japonica along his vertical garden at the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan, April 2017

  • Patrick Blanc looking at Rhododendron ripense blooming on the vertical garden, flowers, Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan, April 2017

    Patrick Blanc looking at Rhododendron ripense blooming on the vertical garden, flowers, Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan, April 2017

  • Patrick Blanc in front of the Shinkansen station vertical garden covered by native species such as Arachniodes standishii, Yamaguchi, Japan, Sept. 2016.jpeg

    Patrick Blanc in front of the Shinkansen station vertical garden covered by native species such as Arachniodes standishii, Yamaguchi, Japan, Sept. 2016.jpeg

  • Patrick Blanc at a photo session in front of his Vertical Garden at the new Shinkansen station walkway, Yamaguchi, Japan, Oct. 2015

    Patrick Blanc at a photo session in front of his Vertical Garden at the new Shinkansen station walkway, Yamaguchi, Japan, Oct. 2015

  • Patrick Blanc and Atsuko in front of the explanatory billboard of the Vertical Garden at the new Shinkansen station walkway, Yamaguchi, Japan, Oct. 2015

    Patrick Blanc and Atsuko in front of the explanatory billboard of the Vertical Garden at the new Shinkansen station walkway, Yamaguchi, Japan, Oct. 2015

  • Photo and text  board explaining the story of the vertical garden created at the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Photo and text board explaining the story of the vertical garden created at the Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Photo board of the different species growing on the vertical garden, Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Photo board of the different species growing on the vertical garden, Shinkansen station, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Shin-Yamaguchi station corridor

    Shin-Yamaguchi station corridor

  • Shin-Yamaguchi station

    Shin-Yamaguchi station

  • Yamaguchi field trip team, May 2013

    Yamaguchi field trip team, May 2013

  • Plants arriving at the nursery, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Plants arriving at the nursery, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Plants in containers, one day after collecting, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Plants in containers, one day after collecting, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Acorus gramineus as a rheophyte, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Acorus gramineus as a rheophyte, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Ajuga yesoensis on a vertical earth bank, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Ajuga yesoensis on a vertical earth bank, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Asarum cf. tamaense, flower close-up, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Asarum cf. tamaense, flower close-up, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Asarum cf. tamaense,'Silver Ears', Yamaguchi, Japan

    Asarum cf. tamaense,'Silver Ears', Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Athyrium otophorum, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Athyrium otophorum, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Carex sp. on a vertical shaded rock outcrop, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Carex sp. on a vertical shaded rock outcrop, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Aucuba japonica on a vertical limestone cliff, cave entrance, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Aucuba japonica on a vertical limestone cliff, cave entrance, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Conigramme japonica, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Conigramme japonica, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Conocephalum conicum, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Conocephalum conicum, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Dendropanax trifidus, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Dendropanax trifidus, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Elatostema laetevirens, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Elatostema laetevirens, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Elatostema radicans and Ophiorrhiza japonica on a vertical earth bank, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Elatostema radicans and Ophiorrhiza japonica on a vertical earth bank, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Elatostema umbellatum, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Elatostema umbellatum, Yamaguchi, Japan

  • Eriobotrya japonica on a vertical limestone cliff at cave entrance, Yamaguchi, Japan

    Eriobotrya japonica on a vertical limestone cliff at cave entrance, Yamaguchi, Japan

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