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World first vertical forest in Milan

As a Milan resident I have to talk about this amazing project : the 2 garden towers Residence. This project managed and designed by Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca and Giovanni La Varra has won the International Highrise Award in 2014 as the most beautiful skyscraper in the world. Not only a beautiful design project, these towers were also build to respect the environment and make the air cleaner acting like a natural wall from the dust – around 900 different type of trees.   Come residente milanese dovevo parlare di questo fantastico progetto di residenze : il bosco verticale. Questo progetto gestito e creato da Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca e Giovanni La Varra ha vinto il premio International Highrise Award nel 2014 come grattacielo più bello del mondo. Oltre ad essere un bellissimo progetto design, queste torri sono una risposta efficace al rispetto dell’ambiente e permette anche di filtrate lo smog creando un muro naturale di alberi – circa 900 specie arboree diverse. I really think that architecture and design must deal with the environment issues, and that they have to innovate more and more …