Location: Córdoba, Spain
City population: 329,259
Project duration: unknown - unknown
Project cost: Unknown
Financing source(s): Unknown

Living wall at the College of Architecture

Vegetal Fachada Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Cordoba

The purpose of this intervention is to include nature in public spaces through the project “Art Natura”. A plan is envisioned currently to build a vegetal facade with low irrigation system to transform the enclosure into a skin capable of compensating the differences of temperature and humidity ""climate regulation"(Ref. 1)

Urban setting

  • External building greens
    • Green walls or facades

Key challenges

  • Climate action for adaptation, resilience and mitigation (SDG 13)
  • Environmental quality, including air quality and waste management
  • Cultural heritage and cultural diversity

Main beneficiaries

  • Public sector institution (e.g. school or hospital)
  • Researchers/University
Project objectives
- Art Natura project to incorporate nature in urban environment -Regulating temperature: "The use of the vegetal element as integrated lattice with irrigation system of low consumption transforms the enclosure into a skin capable of compensating the differences of temperature and humidity ""climate regulation"(Ref. 1)
Implementation activities
Building a vegetable facade with low irrigation system.

Type of initiating organisation

  • Private sector / Corporate / Company
  • Researchers / University

Management set-up

Led by non-government actors

Participatory approaches/ community involvement

  • Unknown
Details on the roles of the organisations involved in the project
Architecture College is behind the project as well as CUAC Architecture with the project "Art Natura". (Ref. 1 and 2)
Project implemented in response to ...
... an EU policy or strategy? Unknown
... a national policy or strategy? Unknown
... a local policy or strategy? Unknown
Expected impacts
  • Climate action for adaptation, resilience and mitigation (SDG 13)
  • Cultural heritage and cultural diversity
Details on impacts and indicators used Climate regulation (Ref. 1)

Presence of formal monitoring system

Unknown

Presence of indicators used in reporting

Unknown

Presence of monitoring/ evaluation reports

Unknown

Availability of a web-based monitoring tool

Unknown

 

Disclaimer: The data collection was carried out between June and August 2017, the information presented has not been updated afterwards.