It is increasingly urgent to be able to combat the effects of climate change.
An article on SRF reports the strategies to reduce heat in contemporary cities, highlighting the importance and positive impact of trees, green spaces and green architecture. Among the projects mentioned in the article, the Vertical Forest of Milan, designed by Boeri Studio (Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca, Giovanni La Varra).
The Vertical Forest hosts 800 trees (480 first and second stage trees, 300 smaller ones, 15,000 perennials and/or ground covering plants and 5,000 shrubs, providing an amount of vegetation equivalent to 30,000 square metres of woodland and undergrowth, concentrated on 3,000 square metres of urban surface.
To read the entire article: https://www.srf.ch/news/schweiz/asphalt-statt-gruenflaechen-hitze-laesst-vor-allem-die-staedter-leiden
the news was also reported by Focus.de: https://www.focus.de/wissen/deutschland-erlebt-den-hitzeinsel-effekt-so-kuehlen-wir-unsere-staedte-herunter_id_119405432.html