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Press release il sole 24 ore | netherlands, the first social housing vertical forest

il sole 24 ore
netherlands, the first social housing vertical forest

January 11th, 2018

Architecture today often goes beyond its traditional limits, facing the economic, social and political challenges besides its basic principles: firmitas, utilitas, venustas, declared by Vitruvius and followed  by generations of architects. Vertical Forests, in fact, embody the very idea of  integrating into architecture the natural, ecological, social and economical aspects. The real estate section  of one of the most influential Italian newspapers Il sole 24 ore reports the announcement of the project of Trudo Vertical Forest in Eindhoven, which will be the first building of this type in social housing. Enabling the people with less spending possibilities to access the life quality  provided by plants and trees on balconies is an innovative way of merging sustainable and affordable living.

“One Vertical Forest after another, the architect Stefano Boeri conquers the land abroad and the cities are being populated with buildings camouflaged in the green of their terraces. In line with the foreign expansion started some time ago, comes today an announcement that Stefano Boeri Architetti is going to realize in Eindhoven, in the Netherlands, the Trudo Vertical Forest, which is the first Vertical Forest dedicated to social housing “.

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