Gallery: The Bilbao Arena’s Green Lizard-Like Facade Defends Against th...

 
Rainwater is harvested for irrigating the outside lawn, and waste water from the swimming pool is collected to clean the streets of Bilbao

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  1. zapico November 17, 2011 at 10:03 am

    The “Spanish sun” in this case is more stereotype than reality. Bilbao, as most of “green spain” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Spain) has quite a mild weather with (unfortunately) many rainy and overcast days. With a total of 1,584 sunshine hours a year it’s more similar to London (1,460) than to Madrid (2,769)

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