27 May '13, 3pm

Project of the Week: Regency Rambla Design Apart Hotel in Carrasco, Uruguay R. Margoniner Arquitectos... #greenwalls

Project of the Week: Regency Rambla Design Apart Hotel in Carrasco, Uruguay R. Margoniner Arquitectos... #greenwalls

The Regency Rambla Design Apart Hotel Living Wall was designed and built during the construction of the hotel so it could be an important piece and be displayed at the inauguration ceremony. Four planes conform a curve at an angle determined by the urban landscape. 60cm modules hang on an independent wooden structure providing flexibility to be taken off site for maintanance or repair if needed. Rockwool is the substrate in which 8 species of plants grow in a hydroponic circulation medium. The living wall has different sun and shade orientations that needed to be taken into consideration concerning the planning scheme. We put together the structure and panels in a week and planted it on site during one day, on August 1, 2011. The plants where small at first and didn't cover the whole wall, but during the next 2 months of spring it was already flowering. By the end of that ...

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.com/projects/pview.php?id=1539

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