17 Oct '16, 1pm

Project of the Week: Parque Bicentenario Bogotá by Grupo Mazzanti, Helecho Ingecontrol, @EcotelhadoColom #greenroofs https://t.co/C9jKOc5NvF

Project of the Week: Parque Bicentenario Bogotá by Grupo Mazzanti, Helecho Ingecontrol, @EcotelhadoColom #greenroofs https://t.co/C9jKOc5NvF

Parque Bicentenario is a reinforced concrete “bridge” that adapts to the topography of the terrain. To transform this bridge into a green public space of 4600 m2, a series of extensive and intensive green roofs were designed resulting in eight small vegetated squares, with landscape design and installation by Helecho® Ingecontrol. A wide variety of native and adapted plants were selected by the Botanical Garden of Bogotá. The greenroof encompasses 41,000 plants and about 12,000 plants on three living walls located on two vehicular passages which are highly visible. Inspired by pre-Colombian glyphs, the greenwalls were designed with a modular system from Ecotelhado which uses 16 modules per square meter, with a total density of 30 plants per square meter. The local civic association is co-responsible for Parque Bicentenario’s administration and care, and so far the park has...

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