THE SECOND VERTICAL FOREST WILL BE BORN IN LAUSANNE (CH)

June 24, 2016
Stefano Boeri Architetti has won the competition for the realization of a residential tower in Chavannes-Près-Renens, Lausanne, Switzerland.
The project, which has passed the other finalists’s proposals (Mario Botta Architetto; Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés Architectes; Goettsch Partners), is about the construction of a tower 117 meters tall, which will host more than 100 cedar trees and it will be covered by shrubs and plants over an area of  3000 square meters.Besides of the construction of the residential tower, SBA will realize also a 5000 square meters shopping mall.
The works for the realization of ”La Tour des Cedres”, this is the name of the second vertical forest, should start in 2017 and it will be realized by the renowned Swiss builders Bernard Nicod e Avni Orllati