Gallery: Parking Garage in Spain Gets a Green Roof Makeover

 
The ground cover requires no maintenance or irrigation.

The parking garage is situated on the roof of an underground parking lot at a social housing project in Benisaudet IVVSA. Open to the sky, the courtyard garden is well protected from wind and direct sun, but still receives light and rainfall. Urbanarbolismo utilized a variety of systems, products, sheets, and substrate to build the bed for the succulent garden.The garden not only helps keep the garage area cooler, but also improves the air quality.

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  1. Grass-Walled and Green-... October 1, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    [...] two-story parking garage would take the place of a ground level parking lot, thus doubling the amount of available parking. [...]

  2. abhishek727 July 17, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    “Urbanarbolismo utilized a variety of systems, products, sheets, and substrate to build the bed for the succulent garden”

    While I could not make out any such information from the Urbanarbolismo page it would be wonderful if these systems/products/sheets would be detailed here so the benefits can be used at other places too.

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