Vertical forest by Boeri Architetti
Architect in Milan and founder of the “Stefano Boeri Architetti”, Stefano Boeri was born in 1956 and has acquired a worldwide fame in his field. The studio is currently working on the Bosco Verticale project, two vertical urban reforestation towers currently under construction in the Porta Nuova Isola neighborhood in Milan. They will measure 80 and 112 meters and will accommodate nearly 480 trees of medium and large size, 250 small, 11,000 plants on the ground and 5,000 shrubs.
The concept of Bosco Verticale is to build several towers with a high density of trees to encourage the reintegration of nature in the city. It is a unique example of sustainable architecture in which plants, combined with the choice of materials and technological solutions, reduce the energy consumption of buildings by 30%, protect them from noise, filter particles and increase biodiversity urban.
A double page of Cercle Magazine n ° 1 presents an interview of Boeri Studio on the Bosco Verticale project.
Milan, Italy Year: 2007 (ongoing)
Customer: Hines Italia
Construction area: 40,000 m ^ 2 ^
Budget: 65.000.000,00 €
BOERISTUDIO (Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca, Giovanni La Varra)
Phase 1 – Urban plan and design research. Frederic de Smet (coordinator), Daniele Barillari, Julien Boitard, Matilde Cassani, Andrea Casetto, Francesca Cesa Bianchi, Inge Lengwenus, Corrado Longa, Eleanna Kotsikou, Matteo Marzi and Emanuela Messina.
Phase 2 – Final design and work plan. Gianni Bertoldi (coordinator), Alessandro Agosti, Andrea Casetto, Matteo Colognese, Angela Parrozzani, Stefano Onnis.
© Boeri Studio, Marco Garofalo The Boeri Studio website: www.stefanoboeriarchitetti.net