Cubierta del Museo del Prado

Public Project

Location: Madrid, Spain
Collaborators: Ainhoa Pérez, Victoria Urízar, Guaria Cañón
Project: Technical consultancy for the execution of the green roof for the new building extensión at the Prado Museum, by Rafael Moneo, 2003
Dates: 2005
Surface: 2.500 m2
Client: Estudio de Arquitectura Rafael Moneo
Description: The new building extension for the Prado Museum designed by architect Rafael Moneo, provides it with a rooftop composed by more than 6,000 units of Buxus sempervirens (box hedge). These adapt by means of topiary techniques to the geometric shape of the new museum terrace.