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Date(s) - January 21, 2020
5:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Scott's Seafood Jack London Square


You’re cordially invited to join CSI East Bay-Oakland Chapter for our January chapter meeting, featuring a presentation from David Brenner of Habitat Horticulture titled “Critical Factors for Indoor Green Walls”.


David Brenner, Founding Principal + Lead Designer Habitat Horticulture

David Brenner is a leader in designing world-class living wall systems with commissions from Fortune 100 companies and architectural projects of international renown. Trained at California Polytechnic University and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in London, David’s expertise with growing mediums and plant species interaction led to the development of proprietary and durable techniques that firmly established Habitat Horticulture as a force in vertical garden design. David sees his work as an integral part of a public shift in consciousness towards the restorative effect of plants on health and well-being. As a dedicated collaborator on residential, commercial, and public spaces of any size, David brings deep expertise and artistic intent to enhance the sensory and environmental impact of each architectural and interior design project. David speaks on the benefit of living walls in urban architecture and his work has been featured in publications such as Fast Company, CBS, Wall Street Journal, Dwell, Architectural Digest, Robb Report, Wired, Work Design Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, and San Francisco Magazine. In 2019 he was honored to join the 2019 Class of the “Top 40 Under 40” by The San Francisco Business Times.

About Habitat Horticulture

Habitat Horticulture designs, installs, and maintains distinctive living walls and custom vertical landscaping projects for residential, commercial, experiential, and public spaces. Working at the intersection of botany, architecture, interior design, and construction engineering, Habitat Horticulture is at the epicenter of driving plant-centric biophilic design and the contemporary greening of the urban built environment. With over 150 living wall and botanic installations completed over the past nine years, we engage in a constant dialogue with clients to craft transformative living walls that define and enrich the spaces they inhabit. Our projects range from intimate, residential settings to Fortune 100 companies and iconic public spaces, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Facebook, Google, #SLACK’s HQ, Salesforce Tower and the California Academy of Sciences.

Click here to see a short video about the Habitat Horticulture’s “Living Wall” at SFMOMA

Click here to view a flyer for David Brenner and Habitat Horticulture (PDF file)



5:45 PM: Tabletops and networking
6:30 PM: Dinner service
7:15 PM: Presentation

Meeting location:

SCOTT’S SEAFOOD – JACK LONDON SQUARE: #2 BROADWAY OAKLAND, CA–510-444-6917 (across street from Amtrak and free shuttle “B” from 12th Street BART Station) validated Garage parking or FREE street parking after 6:00 pm.

Meeting will be in Harbor View Room A.



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