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Vertical Garden in Spain Brings Green to Urban Scene

August 5, 2010 / No Comments

If love for gardens could take you places, Spain is the destination to be in. Look around Spain and you get to see lots of green roofs and vertical gardens. Urban agriculture is climbing the walls in this European nation. Such efforts could also benefit city dwellers in such a way that they would be able to stay cool in ...

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 ...