Vertical Forest is a pair of residential towers namely Torre E and Torre D located in the Porta Nuova district of Milan, Italy.The largest is 26 floors and 110 meters high which is called Torre E and the smaller tower is 18 floors and 76 meters high which is called Torre D. The project was designed as part of the rehabilitation of the historic district of Milan. The towers were designed by Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca and Giovanni La Varra. It also involved input from horticulturalists and botanists. They have a height of 110 metres (360 ft) and 76 metres (249 ft) and host more than 900 trees on 8,900 square metres of terraces. There is also an 11-story office building but its front part does not host plants. The buildings were inaugurated in October 2014.
It is also known as Bosco Verticale because each tower houses trees between three and six meters which help mitigate smog and produce oxygen. It is also used to moderate temperatures in the building whether its the winter or summer. The plants also Reduce noise, hence giving a peaceful environment.
It took about 6000 onsite construction workers and four years of time and hard work to Complete the construction of this Award Winning Idea,Yes!, Bosco Verticale won the International Highrise Award, prestigious international competition bestowed every two years that honours the excellence in recently constructed buildings that stand a minimum of 100 meters tall. The five finalists were selected from 26 nominees in 17 countries, On November 19, 2014...
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