On December 14th, a presentation of Igniagreen products and a Biofiver training course were made to ten Italian installers companies on Fluidra Commerciale Italia headquarters, the authorized Igniagreen and Biofiver dealer in Italy.
This milestone is the Igniagreen kick off in the exportation of their green city solutions, both in vertical and horizontal, together with the Cultiva Wall green wall lights.
October 24, an exhibition on climate change titled “After the end of the world” will be inaugurated at the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), with the participation of various international artists. The exhibition is about the planet in 2017 and about how we will reach the world of the second half of the 21st century, from an environmental point of view.
FLORMART 2017, a reference event for plant, landscape and green infrastructure professionals, occurred from 20th to 23rd of September in Pauda (Italy). Igniagreen was present within the forum ECOtechGREEN, where more than 50 conferences about green architecture and greener cities were held. Read more
FLORMART, an international trade show that features horticulture, landscaping and green infrastructures, will be celebrated in Padua (Italy) from September 21 to 23. We will participate in the ECOtechGREEN forum on green infrastructures, where we’ll showcase our IGNIAGREEN green roof system, CULTIVA WALL lamps and BIOFIVER system for vertical gardens. Read more
For flower and plant lovers, looking after a garden, kitchen garden, green roof or terrace is one of the most pleasurable hobbies there is. However, although on paper it may seem like a straightforward task, gardening requires time and dedication. It is essential to know how much water, light, fertiliser and nutrients each plant needs for optimum growth. Read more
Can you imagine growing lettuces, tomatoes and carrots on your terrace, rooftop or balcony and then eating a delicious salad harvested by you? Although this may seem impossible, you don’t have to live in the country or mountains to have a kitchen garden. This option is now viable in cities thanks to urban kitchen gardens.
Summer officially started last week and that is synonymous with high temperatures and a well-deserved holiday. You now have some free time to spend with family and friends, rest, read, walk and, of course, to travel abroad. Whether you stay at home or take advantage to discover new places, you should never forget about your garden, terrace or green roof over the holidays.
The 2017 Barcelona Building Construmat trade fair was held last week. As a major event in the building sector, it attracted more than 800 exhibitors and professionals from the sector, including architects, engineers, builders and other experts.
Everyone who loves flowers, plants, landscape gardening and flower arranging will know that they have an unmissable date in May: the Girona Flower Festival. This event turns the whole city into an explosion of colours and shapes, where monuments, parks, gardens and terraces are transformed for a whole week.
Located in the town of Benahavís (Málaga), this family home has everything you could possibly imagine: large open spaces, lots of light and stunning views. With an olive tree hundreds of years old that greets visitors, this house also has an enormous garden with a pool and a huge roof-top terrace.
Just as light is essential to see and it has also been demonstrated that it has a beneficial effect on our health and behaviour, plants, as photosynthetic organisms, also need a source of light for them to grow properly and flourish. You should therefore be extremely aware of the importance of lighting for looking after your house plants.
A lot is being said about green roofs and rooftops, but green walls are also a great solution for greening cities and making buildings beautiful on the inside and outside. Unlike the latter, on green walls plants grow parallel to the ground and are kept upright on freestanding structures.
If we think about everything we do throughout the day, we will realise that we almost always use energy. However, without often realising it, we waste it. Thus, there are a number of habits and customs that can help us be more energy-efficient, which will have a positive impact on our pockets and the environment.
You are bound to have heard about the slow movement, but do you know what it really means? It means taking life easy to make the most of every moment, and being fully aware of how and on what we spend our time.
The Conference on Green Roofs and Vertical Gardens was held in Madrid yesterday. Organised by ASESCUVE, it was attended by Igniagreen. The meeting, intended for landscape gardeners and architects, outlined the characteristics of these kinds of features for greening cities and presented some examples of projects completed in Madrid. Igniagreen showed one of its most recent pieces of work, a landscaped terrace of an office building with Igniagreen-20 modules. Read more
Water is a very valuable commodity in our part of the world and it must be used rationally. This must be taken into account when creating a garden, so plants and watering systems must be chosen that optimise water consumption. Thus, just as there are sustainable buildings that are environmentally friendly and energy efficient, smart watering systems have been developed that allow water to be saved without wasting a single drop. Besides being extremely efficient, this solution will also help you have the garden of your dreams. Read more
Choosing which plants to put in your garden isn’t easy. You might like some species more than others, but you have to take a number of factors into consideration before deciding one way or another. It’s a decision that should largely respond to two questions: the climate of the region you live in and the specific features of each plant, e.g., the amount of water it needs to live or light requirements.
As explained on previous occasions, vertical gardens have become one of the latest trends in big cities. The façades and walls inside private buildings, restaurants, libraries and hotels feature all kinds of green walls. However, little is said about the importance of their lighting. Read more
Quite often, when we think about a rooftop garden what comes to mind is a carpet of vegetation (large rooftops) and small plants (smaller rooftops), made up of herbs, ornamental shrubs, grasses, perennials and vegetables. Although this is what is most usually found, rooftop gardens can open up possibilities that go far beyond this image. Can you imagine a terrace with bushes and small trees? Read more
Attendance figures were high at this year’s edition of the International Trade Show for Construction Materials and Building Solutions (Construtec), which was held in Madrid from 25 to 28 October. More than 170 exhibiting companies attended the fair, a far greater number in comparison to the previous edition, according to the event organisers. There were also many visitors, including architects, engineers, builders and other professionals from the sector. Read more
Vertical gardens, also known as green walls, are one of the latest trends in sustainable architecture that we find in big cities. One of the main features of this type of construction, invented by French botanist Patrick Blanc, is that plants grow parallel to the ground and held by independent structures to the wall, which was subsequently hooked to it. Read more
Igniagreen participates in the International Exhibition of materials, techniques and constructive solutions organized by IFEMA, Feria de Madrid. The event, held every two years, will take place from 25 to 28 October and will be a benchmark of leading brands and visitors.
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Often we do not give importance to the rehabilitation of cities, in particular, of its buildings, but it is an action that improves certainly our quality of life. In order to promote this activity among all agents in the construction sector, citizens and the administration, last week was celebrated the Rehabilitation Week, organized by the Association of Surveyors of Barcelona.
Although we do not see every day, green terraces are an element that is gradually gaining a place in our cities. While it is true that in Spain has arrived in recent years, there are countries in Europe that have long cohabit with these small urban gardens. Read more
Igniagreen participate in the Rehabilitation Week at the Conference “Facades, green roofs and living roofs” of October 7 in Barcelona. Rehabilitation Week is a week of technical, commercial and public outreach activities to promote rehabilitation activity held from 3 to 9 October 2016.
From 14 to 17 September the German city of Nuremberg will host the International Fair GaLaBau (Ga: gardening, La: landscape Bau: construction) where Igniagreen participate with Ignialight. This fair is considered the most comprehensive exhibition of the construction industry, design and maintenance of urban green and open spaces in cities. Write a review
Igniagreen attended the III Congress of Buildings Energy Consumption Almost Invalid (EECN) in Madrid. On 21 and 22 June took place the III Congress Buildings Energy Consumption Almost Invalid, organized by Grupo Tecma Red and the Ministry of Public Works, was consolidated once again as the forum for professional meeting Reference Buildings Consumer Almost Energy void in Spain. The event, held at the Auditorium 400 of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, was attended by over 330 professionals congressmen who could see first hand and scoop regulatory developments, challenges and new initiatives High Energy Efficiency Buildings in its evolution by 2020. Write a review
Sacopa, with Igniagreen brand, between Catalan companies that offer better products and services in sustainability.
The purpose of this catalog is to present the initiatives carried out by companies and professionals to provide better products and services, incorporating sustainability into their vision as a differentiator and competitiveness.
These companies use different tools to improve their products or services, such as environmental management systems and / or eco-labels; environmental assessment tools such as life cycle analysis or other qualitative evaluation methodologies; and tools for environmental innovation and eco-design, design for recycling or sustainable engineering.
Already in place is the 61st Temps de Flors Girona. From 7 to 15 May you can enjoy 179 floral 134 projects distributed spaces of the old town of Girona. Through the ephemeral architecture created from flowers and plants, the most emblematic of the city historic buildings are decorated, and allows visitors to see spaces that are usually not open to the public as the Roman walls of an old hospital in the area Galligants, the basement of the Cathedral or the river beach in the bed of the river Ter. The entire city is preparing for the contest window dressing and interior decoration shops, restaurants and tourist accommodations along with a special gastronomic and hotel offer for these days.
This year also should be noted the large number of artistic references related to the popular television series “Game of Thrones” filmed in Girona last September and where many spaces used to shoot scenes of the series, now look floral facilities link the two events. Write a review
Finalized the rehabilitation of the terrace of the Hotel Riviera of the hotel chain MedPlaya Benalmádena (Málaga) converting a disused area in a large green area of relaxation.This facility represents an improvement in the environment and increased welfare benefits for hotel guests and for the same hotel facility. Thanks to IGNIAGREEN modular system, you can keep this green area with minimal watering. The rehabilitation has been done in minimal time work and the hotel has been able to maintain its activity without discomfort for customers. More info Write a review
Jornada organizada por VICOM S.L. con la participación de IGNIAGREEN y VERTIARTE, donde se presentarán dos sistemas modulares para crear cubiertas ajardinadas y jardines verticales. Write a review
IGNIAGREEN and IGNIALIGHT have joined forces to provide a proven solution in the maintenance of plant walls installed indoors, the CULTIVA WALL MINI. This solution is a LED luminaire with a discreet design, which has made a strong study of the light spectrum and color temperature of the LED, to adjust its characteristics to that plants have a homogeneous growth and save on installation maintenance. Read more
IGNIAGREEN get a special mention Ecodesign Award 2015 in the Product category.
A garden on your terrace, easy and without works.
The Minister of Territory and Sustainability, Santi Vila, has given a special mention of Catalonia Ecodesign Award 2015 in the category of Product to IGNIAGREEN system “… BECAUSE IT IS A SIMPLE BUT WITH GREAT POTENTIAL SOLUTION TO INSTALL URBAN GREEN ROOFS, INCORPORATIN ECODESIGN STRATEGIES IN ALL PHASES OF THE LIFECYCLE”. The award ceremony took place on Thursday 29 of October in the Saló del Tinell in Barcelona. Read more
Igniagreen participated together with Ignialight the Municipalia Showroom, where I had a great reception and interest to all visitors, because I new awareness green public institutions and society, our Igniagreen system of landscaping modular irrigation to naturalize cities fit perfectly with this new awareness of society. Igniagreen will contact throughout the coming days the views received and hope to participate in the next Municipal Showroom. Write a review
The DRIM MEDI AMBIENT S.L. company, in its landscaping project of the new building of “Escola dels Encants” in Barcelona, has created a series of urban gardens with Igniagreen system.These gardens are divided into three groups about 3 m² mounted on a paved surface on the fourth building floor. The three sets incorporating irrigation system and are topped with borders of tropical jatoba wood. Its installation was quickly and without works. At the beginning of the school year will be filled with soil and will begin planting. We hope that the children of this school to enjoy the experience of planting and growing their own vegetables with the Igniagreen vegetable garden. Write a review
The Igniagreen system, Catalonia Eco-Design Award finalist, in the product category. On October 29 we will know the verdict. This is the first step for Igniagreen to make more and better products, always focused on Ecodesign and to give a service to the society.The Catalonia Ecodesign Award granted by the Government of Catalonia, through the Department of Territory and Sustainability, is an evolution of Design for Recycling Award (ARC convenes since 2001). Read more
ARBORETUM has used the IGNIAGREEN system to create an outstanding rooftop garden in one of Barcelona’s wealthiest neighbourhoods.
The Igniagreen system saved a significant amount of time in project execution through the pre-planting of the modules in a nursery, ensuring client satisfaction by creating a garden with plants that have already taken root and grown. More info Write a review
FUPAR has built an urban vegetable garden at the Mare de Déu del Carme school in Terrassa (Barcelona) using the IGNIAGREEN system.A space has been created where primary school students can plant, tend and harvest a range of different vegetables throughout the year. The garden has been installed on the top floor of the building on a concrete surface. More info Write a review