Ignacio Solano

Urban Designer El Altet / Spain

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Ignacio Solano
Vertical Garden in Medellin, Colombia Hotel B3 Bogotá Indoor Vertical Garden - Private personal trainer Indoor Vertical Garden - Worldwide company Vertical Ecosystem in Shopping mall Vertical Garden in Colombia, Armenia Vertical Garden in Alicante Vertical Garden in Bolivia Indoor Vertical Garden in Ibiza Vertical Garden in Bogotá - Colombia Vertical garden and green roof in Elche, Spain Vertical garden in Alicante - Desguaces Otoniel Offices in Alicante Vertical garden in Alicante – Private office Vertical gardens in Colombia, University of Los Andes Private penthouse in Murcia Vegetal cover in Getafe Green Wall in Cadiz Green facade in Bogota, Colombia Vertical garden in Madrid (Spain) Pan-American Bookshop of Ibague Vertical garden in Bogota, Colombia Vertical garden in Medellin Vertical garden in CESA university Vertical garden in Chile Vertical garden in Mallorca, Spain Green roof in Murcia, Spain Green walls in Colombia Globos ice-cream shop Green facade in Paterna Green building in Malaga, Spain Greens wall in Guatemala Vertical garden in Guatemala Vertical gardens in Guatemala Interior vertical garden in Valencia, Spain Vertical gardens in Elda, Spain Vertical garden in Uruguay Green walls in Morelia, Mexico Vertical garden in Greece Vertical garden in Bogota, Colombia Indoor vertical gardens in Guatemala Vertical gardens in Colombia Private apartment in Alameda Green wall in Colombia
Ignacio Solano
Ignacio Solano
  • Address Elche, 03195 El Altet | Spain
  • Tel (+34)965688134

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From Ignacio Solano, expert in naturalist interactions, founder of Paisajismo Urbano, and his passionate investigative work over the last fourteen years in tropical jungles all over the world, comes a new concept which goes further than simple vertical gardens: Vertical ecosystems, a result of the observation and study of the processes and interspecific simbiosis which exist between the flora andmicrofauna found in such prolific places. His passion for nature comes from when he was a child, at eight years old he caught snakes and all kinds of reptiles to observe them and reproduce them in captivity. By doing this he began to know and understand the beauty of the miniature ecosystems that he created. Years later, following his instinct, he travelled to jungles in Mexico, Brazil, Madagascar, North Argentina, Reunion, Africa, Sumatra… Through many years of in situ study and investigation and observing that the majority of our poplulation lives in cities far away from the natural world that surrounds us, immersed in an environment of pollution and stress, and that the majaority of our children don’t see any animals other than pigeons, he decides to be ruled by the laws of nature and ecology, moving lush vertical jungles to the cities. He deeply analyses existing systems, begins to see his errors in otder to be able to construct the complete system, which really will stand the test of time with minimal maintenance: “a vertical ecosystem is the complexity of all nature’s interactions in one wall: fungus-plant/ plant-plant/fungus-bacteria/ plant-fungus-bacteria… If we want it to last, we can’t treat it as simple gardining, we need to apply biological concepts. With his worldwide patented formula he has been awarded prizes and acknowledgements from various official entities. Today he is not only dedicated to the construction of these magnificent vertical ecosystems but also to sharing ideas with official and professional organisations all over the word. Vertical gardens already existed but he went one step further by inventing the concept of the vertical ecosystem. Some installers of simple vertical gardens are already appropriating this idea, although a vertical ecosystem is the complexity of nature’s interactions in a wall (fungus-plant/ plant-plant/ fungus-bacteria/ plant-fungus-bacteria…).