Hanging Garden

hanging garden and waterfall
hanging garden and waterfall
a green hanging garden
a green hanging garden
hanging garden with night illumination
hanging garden with night illumination
Hanging garden
Hanging garden
Hanging Garden
Hanging Garden
Vertical Garden
1.000 m2

 

Mercure Madrid Santo Domingo has its own Hanging Garden. With a surface area of more than 1000 square metres and more than 110 species of vegetation, the Hanging Garden is a sustainable project, inspired by the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

It is a green architecture project that absorb 25.000 kg of CO2 per year.

Situated in Madrid city centre, is completed with a 20m waterfall.

Characteristics:

  • Surface: 1.026 m2
  • Heigtht: 22.9 m
  • Width: 300 m lineales de andamios
  • More than 260 species
  • More than 2.500 plants
  • 8 five-metre high trees
  • 30 small trees
  • More than 400 flower boxes
  • 40,000 litres of vegetal substrate
  • 20 m high cascade
  • Water flow of 3.000 litres per hour
  • 6 light and sound programmes

Benefits:

  • Favours biodiversity
  • Thermal-acoustic insulation
  • Reduces pollution
  • Absorbs 25.000 kg of CO2 a year
  • Reduces temperature by 6-8 degrees (the same effect as 50 air-conditioning units)
  • Produces as much oxygen as consumed by 200 people per day