• …he highest rate of air pollution in China. A pall of smog and soot that rises only a few days a year.   The Forest City in Shijiazhuang will be a new city for 100 thousand inhabitants. A city of new generation, capable of becoming a model of sustainable growth in a large country that each year sees 14 million farmers migrating to the cities. [...]

  • “Les Terrasses des Cedres” is not just a tower, nor simply a tall residential building. Is the prototype of a new dwelling model, a building that combines the comfort of the apartments, the wonderful view of the lake and nearby areas, with the vegetal world; especially with the various species of cedars that already inhabit the territory. A gate to heaven. A landmark that [...]

  • …in the design space, creating a distinct visual experience. During the whole design process, the concept of the Vertical Forest as a strong style symbolizes the special recognition of this old building, and the mixture of these concepts made possible to take a totally new lifestyle into Shanghai. Credits: Stefano Boeri Architetti China Partners: Stefano Boeri Michele Brunello Yibo Xu Supervision of work: Davor [...]

  • …rchitecture and nature is the real sustainability. Following the first prototype in Milan, then in Lausanne, the Vertical Forest is continuously consolidating as a model for sustainable urbanisation.   Credits: Stefano Boeri Architetti China Partners: Stefano Boeri Michele Brunello Yibo Xu Project leader: Pietro Chiodi Leading team architect: Hana Narvaez Design team: Marco Giorgio Marco Bernardini Zhan Xu Shilong Tan Yinxin Bao Roger Park [...]

  • Vertical Forest is a model for a sustainable residential building, a project for metropolitan reforestation that contributes to the regeneration of the environment and urban biodiversity without the implication of expanding the city upon the territory. It is a model of vertical densification of nature within the city that operates in relation to policies for reforestation and naturalization of large urban and metropolitan borders. The first [...]

  • The outdoor areas The project aims to improve the image of the building through a series of interventions designed to get a significant energy efficiency of the entire property. The existing facades will be completely replaced, in order to adjust the interior to better environmental standards for workplaces. These new curtain wall will feature in the main building, a plot of constant horizontal brise [...]

  • Following the inauguration of the Vertical Forest in 2014 and the awards (CTBUH 2015 and The International High-rise Award 2014), Stefano Boeri has published a book with Corraini Edizioni that compiles the intimate and hidden layer of inspiration and strategies behind the Vertical Forest: “a house for trees and birds, inhabited also by humans, in the Milan sky” The book features four sections: “Seven inspirations” [...]

  • SBA BRINGS TO PARIS THE EXPERIENCE OF  BOSCO VERTICALE AND THE PROJECT OF  A “FOREST CITY” IN CHINA Monday, December 7, Stefano Boeri will be among the speakers at the International Conference on Climate Cop21 currently going in Paris, under an appointment organized by the Italian government delegation. At 15:00 in the EU pavilion during the meeting entitled “From Paris to Milan: the challenge of environmental and agricultur…

  • …cil on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat promoted by the Illinois Institute of Technology of Chicago, awarded the Vertical Forest as the Best Tall Building Worldwide for 2015, choosing it over the One World Trade Center in New York, the symbol of american rebirth and freedom. The award was given during the night in Chicago, in a ceremony at the famous Crown Hall designed [...]

  • The project is developed for the spaces connecting Sheremetyevo Airport with the Aeroexpress Railway terminal. This space is characterized by two stripes, limiting the commercial zone and located next to the transition area. Another, central stripe, arks the area of the bars and restaurants and is characterized by the vertical elements, connecting the offices of Aeroexpress with the other parts of the airport. Hence the uniform space concept emp…

  • SBA presents the short-film The Flying Gardeners at Chicago Architecture Biennial. The Flying Gardeners is a short-film by The Blinkfish, based on an idea by Stefano Boeri. It describes the extraordinary work of the “botanical climbers” that every four months deal with the maintenance and pruning of the over 900 trees of Vertical Forest, the green tower in Milan designed by Boeri Studio. The Chicago [...]

  • SBA presents the short-film The Flying Gardeners to Shanghai Urban Space Art Season. The Flying Gardeners is a short-film by The Blinkfish, based on an idea by Stefano Boeri. It describes the extraordinary work of the “botanical climbers” that every four months deal with the maintenance and pruning of the over 900 trees of Vertical Forest, the green tower in Milan designed by Boeri Studio. [...]

  • …;botanical climbers” that every four months deal with the maintenance and pruning of the over 900 trees of Vertical Forest, the green tower in Milan designed by Boeri Studio. The Shanghai Architecture Biennial, titled 2015 Shanghai Urban Space Art Season, will be inaugurated on 29 September and will end on 29 December, 2015. http://www.susas.com.cn/cn/about   The Chicago Architecture Biennial which theme is The State of the [...]

  • Last week Stefano Boeri Architetti received a group of experts in Urban development and architecture from Russia. The partner of the studio Michele Brunello and Arch. Anastasia Kucherova have accompanied the group to Vertical Forest after the presentation of the recent works in our office. Russian guests have shown particular interest in the principles of sustainable urban development that Stefano Boeri Architetti is developing [...]

  • On the 14th of June the Sunday Times has published an article about Vertical Forest entitled “Sustainable building is beautiful” in the special section Raconteur. Vertical Forest is described as a showcase for sustainable architecture of the future.  …

  • Part of the 90.000 sqm Masterplan won in the 2001 International Competition by Boeri Studio, Building A is a long, splint shaped building that borders the compound on Av. Rizzoli. The 21.500 sqm volume is intended to host, from the end of 2010, the offices of Rizzoli Libri, one of the largest publishing houses of Italy. The project, borne from the demolition of the old Rizzoli building, limits the street with [...]

  • Today, on April 21st, at 18:30 Stefano Boeri will hold a lecture “Milan EXPO and Vertical Forest” at TongJi University College of Architecture and Urban Planning in Shanghai. Moderator: Prof. Dr. Li Zhenyu – dean of College of Architecture and Urban planning….

  • …omoted by the Frankfurt Museum of Architecture (DAM), the City of Frankfurt and DekaBank, has announced that the Vertical Forest (il Bosco Verticale) of Milan is the winner of the prize that every two years is assigned to the most beautiful and innovative highrise in the world.   Due to its innovative energy, to the fact of having brought 800 trees and 14 thousand [...]

  • …e scorribande di un gruppo di bellissimi conigli bianchi che tranquillamente ci rubavano i sandwich- la sede del Vertical Forest Planetary Workshop – e una piccola mostra sul Bosco Verticale di Milano. Abbiamo avuto l’ennesima conferma della grande attenzione per il tema della biodiversità e soprattutto per la possibilità di sperimentare in Cina unmodello di crescita urbana intensiva e ad alta densità, ma sostenibile. [...]

  • Stefano Boeri takes part to the 14. Architecture Biennale in Venice with 4 contributions: BOSCO VERTICALE, the VERTICAL FOREST has been selected by the Italian Pavillion for the exhibition GRAFTS/INNESTI. Opening @ Padiglione Italia, Arsenale, on: 6th June, h 17:00 LA MADDALENA, Stefano Boeri narrates the story of the project in the video installation LA MADDALENA by Ila Beka and Loiuse Lemoine within MONDITALIA [...]