12 Aug '13, 6pm

Project of the Week: Private Lloret de Mar Residence #Greenwalls in Lloret de Mar, Spain by Marc Grañén

Project of the Week: Private Lloret de Mar Residence #Greenwalls in Lloret de Mar, Spain by Marc Grañén

Completed in just one morning on April 5, 2013, a private home located on Calle Dofins in Lloret de Mar, Spain, has a beautiful custom greenwall planted with over 50 species of succulent plants. The size measures 2 x 4 m, creating 8 m2 of vegetation on the fence. "My clients asked me to cover the fence in order to have more intimacy in their garden. As the climate is very temperate in Lloret de Mar located on the Mediterranean shore, I thought succulent plants would be a good choice. I used small stainless steel modules 50 cm x 50 cm, x 5 cm deep, with vegetal soil covered with a coconut sheet," says designer Marc Grañén. The rust-proof square lattice mesh forms a lightweight cage ideal for planting. The modules were pre-grown and mounted in a greenhouse for about 15 days before the assembly, thereby facilitating the rooting of plants horizontally. The modules were planted...

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.com/projects/pview.php?id=1554

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