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Greenwall Project of the Week for May 27, 2013: Regency Rambla Design Apart Hotel

on June 24, 2013 at 10:15 pm under

Regency Rambla Design Apart Hotel
Carrasco, Uruguay

129 sf. Greenwall

Project Description & Details

A small hotel located by the beach, the Regency Rambla Design Apart Hotel has the first hydroponic Living Wall in Uruguay. R. Margoniner Arquitectos is a family architectural firm which develops, designs and constructs its own projects; the son was tasked with resolving the design of the dividing walls within the private swimming pool area.

Adrian decided to try building a green wall and with research and hard work, they designed a custom system based on French Botanist Patrick Blanc’s designs. Four planes conform a curve at an angle determined by the urban landscape. 60cm modules hang on an independent wooden structure and 8 species of plants grow in a hydroponic circulation medium rooted in Rockwool.

Year: 2011
Owner: Regency Hotels
Location: Carrasco, Uruguay
Building Type: Commercial
Type: Living Wall
System: Custom
Size: 129 sq.ft.
Slope: 100%
Access: Accessible, Open to Public

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:

Architect & Greenwall Designer: Arq. Adrian Margoniner, R. Margoniner Arquitectos
Agricultural Engineer: Ing. Agr. Marcelo Ardoguein
Architect: Arq. Jorge Sanabia

Click here to see more information about this project in The International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database.

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