- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -

Bogota’s Ecotelhado Colombia is Topped With a Gorgeous Rooftop Garden

Posted By Luis Alberto Suarez On October 26, 2012 @ 5:05 pm In Architecture,Gardening,Green renovation,green roof,Reader Submitted Content | No Comments

Ecotelhado Colombia, green roof, roof garden, urban design, colombia, sustainable design, green design, sustainable design, gardening, bogota, green renovation, recycled materials

Ecotelhado Colombia [1] is a beautiful hotel in the heart of Bogotá topped with a green rooftop garden [2]. An intensive renovation transformed the roof of the 50-year-old building into a verdant space that reduces the urban heat island effect. The garden was made from 1.6 tons of recycled material [3] from the shoe industry, and it’s capable of retaining 11.5 cubic meters of rainwater.

+ Ecotelhado Colombia [4]

The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat [5]? Send us a tip by following this link [5]. Remember to follow our instructions [5] carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!


Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com

URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/bogotas-ecotelhado-colombia-is-topped-with-a-gorgeous-rooftop-garden/

URLs in this post:

[1] Ecotelhado Colombia: http://www.facebook.com/EcotelhadoColombia

[2] green rooftop garden: http://inhabitat.com/green-roof/

[3] recycled material: http://inhabitat.com/recycled-materials/

[4] + Ecotelhado Colombia: http://www.ecotelhado.com.co/

[5] see your story on Inhabitat: http://inhabitat.com/submit-story

Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.