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Architecture: Both beautiful and practical: a house with a "green" facade, providing oxygen, several thousand people

The building with the largest vertical garden.


Vegetation in the 9-storey residential building located in the capital Colombia Bogotá, called the largest vertical garden in the world.The facade of the building is almost completely covered with a "green carpet" that bears in itself only aesthetic but also practical function. The plants in the house capable of providing oxygen, 3,100 people a year.

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successful cooperation resulted in the Spanish landscape design studio Paisajismo Urbano and Colombian Company Groncol was the construction of a 9-storey apartment building, the facade of which is covered with real green plants. The building has already been dubbed "The Green Heart of Bogota."

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The development of the project took 8 months. In order to grow the world's largest vertical garden, 115,000 plants of 10 different species were needed.They were gathered in the rainforest in the depths of the continent by the staff of Paisajismo Urbano.Some of the plants are endemic, that is, they are not found anywhere else More than in this area.

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One of the problems associated with the maintenance of a vertical garden was its watering. Specialists Paisajismo Urbano used a patented irrigation system consisting of 40 irrigation sectors that are capable of automatically adjusting according to humidity and solar activity. The system can process wastewater, and then use it to irrigate plants.

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Vertical garden, covering an area of ​​3100 square meters, capable of producing sufficient oxygen for approximately 3100 Person per year. Also, plants on the 9th floor will be able to filter out 2,000 tons of harmful gases and catch 881 pounds of dust.

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is also possible to find some examples of vertical gardens in Paris. One of them was building A beautiful vertical garden that "revived" the gray boring city landscape.

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