From Mesura Architect.The Peratallada Castle, located in the Baix Empordà (Catalonia, Spain) and considered for it’s historic-artistic value a National heritage building, preserve in its stonewalls a clear vestige of it’s medieval past.
The garden project is dominated for the presence of the surrounding stones, dated from the tenth century (a.C.), with more than 1.000 years of history, we could only step back to focus the main role in the monument.
The main actor of the intervention is the pool, a sheet of water permanently moving, the amazing surroundings play a big role in the reflexion of the water and the sound creates a magic atmosphere.
The water overflow, a cascade over the concrete wall. Looking forward to produce a sustainable garden, the entire project is conceived to recollect the rainwater, even from the house roof, and recollect it in a medieval well dig out in the natural stone soil, more than 9meters above the ground level. This well is used to water all the plants of the garden.