CaixaForum

Green Vertical Garden (wall) in Madrid

March 17, 2008 / 8 Comments

photo by juanpg The newest museum in Madrid, CaixaForum, got a vertical garden on one of the exterior walls. Designed by Swiss architects Herzog & Meuron, there are 15,000 plants from more than 250 different species that are now covering a 1899 converted former power station. They managed to get a "very unusual encounter between the rough and the natural" with a ...