Staff of e-flux architecture writes:
We adopted this idea in our masterplan for Tirana 2030 and, even before, in Milan with our Metrobosco project in 2006. Even more challenging is the demineralization of built surfaces through the multiplication of green roofs, the transformation of abandoned urban infrastructures into green corridors, and the conversion of courtyards and urban voids into green oasis.
The lushly planted Bosco Verticale and its ever-evolving seasonal facades offer residents a cool, colorful, and sustainable lifestyle and contribute dramatically to the Milan cityscape. Conceived as a prototype of the skyscrapers of the future, Stefano Boeri Architetti continues with future designs for Vertical Forests throughout the world.
Bosco Verticale was our Featured Project earlier this year and you can watch our video below:
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