The garden is located in the place of demolished cellars of the Madrid Regional Health Service’s Old Building. The area of the garden is 11060 sq. ft. Not only is the place beautiful in both style and form, this public garden is a fine example of recycling.
Who would have thought you could use so much building garbage to create a brand new garden? Almost everything is reused here: the crushed recycled concrete was used instead of the gravel under the reinforced concrete; recycled glass mixed with resin was used to prevent slippery and give the peculiar shininess to the walking surfaces under the sun; crushed parts of demolished roads are used as the dark drainage gravel. Continue reading