The website of the Festival del Verde e del Paesaggio publishes an article that gathers some recent projects of Vertical Foresting which report on buildings conceived to host not just humans, but also vegetal and animal elements. From the Forest-City model proposed by Stefano Boeri Architetti to projects by Kengo Kuma and by Sou Fujimoto.
Today rethinking the urban environment has become “one of the clearest needs of the future”. Cities occupy just the 2% of the dry land even if they produce the 75% of CO2; a fundamental fact, which invite us to realize sustainable practices and projects. Thus in november will take place the first World Forum on Urban Forests which aims to create an official platform for experts, administrations and professionals.