Wallbot – Green wall maintenance

WOBO is pleased to provide a link to an article to support “Green Wall Maintenance”

What is a Wallbot and what does it have to do with green wall maintenance? Find out in my HORT JOURNAL AUSTRALIA article for the Interior Plantscape Association of Australia, where I interview University of Technology Sydney researchers Sara J Wilkinson and Marc Carmichael.

Click on this link and skip to page 32 for the online version: https://lnkd.in/gYhX_3P

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Gabrielle Stannus is an experienced environmental planner and educator and budding horticulturist. After graduating from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Social Science (Environment), receiving the university’s J.N. McNichol Prize for academic performance and leadership, Gabrielle then worked in local government for a decade. At the City of Melbourne, she was responsible for designing, delivering and evaluating community environment programs and events, including the Energy Saver and Greensaver household retrofit programs, and initiating its Schools Environment Network.

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Sara J Wilkinson, Professor of Sustainable Property University of Technology, Sydney – the Wallbot is a robot that inspects green walls and collects data on plant health, soil moisture and air quality. Here’s a link to a 2 minute youtube video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irZkg9UB5cE
Our next iteration will extend functionality to include maintenance and incorporate control system into BMS to create a ‘Smart Green Wall’ – that can be managed and maintained remotely. Feel free to contact me at UTS to learn more.

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