A high-rise ‘urban forest’ in Milan has been selected winner of the International Highrise Award 2014 as presented by the City of Frankfurt am Main with Deutsches Architekturmuseum and DekaBank. Bosco Verticale was designed by Boeri Studio
Stefano Boeri, an Italian architect with an affinity for innovative green structures, is set to build a apartment tower in Lausanne, Switzerland, that will be the first building in the world to be covered in evergreen trees.
“Oxygen Eco-tower, your villa in the sky”. The design strategy aims at upgrading the traditional concept of villas, through a new residential tower reflecting a sustainable vision that develops upwards, to minimize the use of the soil in.