Madrid, Spain

MANZANARES LINEAR PARK

Client

Bofill Arquitectura S.L. (Municipal Land Company, Madrid City Council)

Year

2005

GFA

85 ha

Construction budget

EUR 53 million

Key facts

Earthworks: 750,000 m3 channelling: 27,000 m, wooden path paving: 21,218 m2, gravel and sand paths: 28,932 m2, trees and shrubs: 8,977

The Master Plan extends from the M30 Nudo Sur south junction to the debouchure of the River Manzanares into the River Jarama, in the municipality of Rivas Vaciamadrid:

Section 1: l M30 Nudo Sur – downstream of the M-40 crossing (Nudo Súper Sur) over the River Manzanares.

Section 2: end of section 1 – confluence of the River Manzanares and Getafe municipal district boundary.

Section 3: end of section 2 – confluence of the River Manzanares and Rivas-Vaciamadrid municipal district boundary.

Section 1 was in turn divided into two development phases:

1st phase: approximately 1.3 km long, area closest to the city centre. Outstanding features in this area include: the 18m high watchtower, and a water park with a 120 m long pond.

2nd phase: works located between the 1st phase and the Nudo Super Sur (Super South junction) on M40. Outstanding features include the 32 m Mirador Pyramid and the Sports Centre, mainly used for tennis (Caja Mágica).

Services

Collaboration in the Master Plan and in the Special Plan, preparation of the urban development design and construction supervision of Section 1, 1st and 2nd phases.