Alec Hawley

This Little Free Library Is Adorable Enough, Then Add a Mini Vertical Garden

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

Kids love their new Tiny Library in San Francisco's Inner Richmond Neighborhood. This little treasure was conceived by landscape architect, Alec Hawley and crafted by Richard Walker. Florafelt Vertical Garden 4-Pocket Planters create little living walls on each side.

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters
Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

The project was a community led effort to improve our neighborhood and make space for our youngest and most curious residents. It not only serves as a Little Free Library, but also as a teaching tool and a sensory and edible garden for the entire Inner Richmond neighborhood.

Design Concept Sketch for the Inner Richmond Tiny Library by Alec Hawley

Design Concept Sketch for the Inner Richmond Tiny Library by Alec Hawley

It would not have been nearly as unique or feel as warm without the Florafelt pockets and plants.
— Alec Hawley, landscape architect
Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

This library is the culmination of eight months of discussion, design & effort by the Peter’s Place Nursery School Parents and Teachers. Design by landscape architect, Alec Hawley. Fabrication by Richard Walker. Living walls created with Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters.

The tiny library is located at 227 Balboa St., San Francisco, CA.

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

Living Canvas Vertical Garden

Landscape architect Alec Hawley explores a dynamic collection of succulents for his own backyard living wall using the Florafelt Pro Vertical Garden System.

Florafelt Pro System Vertical Garden by Alec Hawley

Alec experimented with a wide variety of succulent species to identify the most successful for the environment.

Florafelt Pro System Vertical Garden by Alec Hawley

A year after planting, nearly all have thrived and a sweeping expanse of color and texture creates a dynamic and exciting landscape element.

Florafelt Pro System Vertical Garden by Alec Hawley

A wide variety of species are artfully mixed together create delightful experience.

Florafelt Pro System Vertical Garden by Alec Hawley

The succulent garden is the focal point of the yard and provides a backdrop to the children's play area. It's an inspiring place to discover and learn.

Florafelt Pro System Vertical Garden by Alec Hawley
 
Alec Hawley, Landscape Architect

Alec Hawley
Landscape Architect
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Landscape architect Alec Hawley explores a dynamic collection of succulents for his own backyard living wall using the Florafelt Vertical Garden System.


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