Gallery: Patrick Blanc’s Lush Vertical Garden is a Green Oasis in the M...

Madrid’s epic vertical garden on the front of the CaixaForum is one of the world’s most lush living walls to date. Designed by Patrick Blanc in 2008, the dramatic four-story green wall contrasts with the deep orange rust of the adjacent building, which was designed by Swiss ar­chi­tects Herzog & de Meuron. The thriving wall welcomes visitors to sit beneath it and cool off from the arid Madrid sun.

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  1. Patrizia DiSciascio May 26, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    so why are they cutting it down? May 26, 2015

  2. kiwiweta December 11, 2012 at 8:16 am

    Shame about the awful cement courtyard in front of it.

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