*sees dog while in the car*
*turns around in seat to watch dog until its out of sight*
stefano boeri‘s ‘bosco verticale’ has opened its doors to residents, five years after construction started in milan’s emerging porta nuova district. the project, which translates in english as ‘vertical forest’, comprises two landscaped towers that between them contain 113 apartments offering expansive views across the city.
the design is characterized by its integrated vegetation comprising over 1,000 different species of trees, shrubs and plants. in total, the scheme contains 780 planted trees, seeking to increase the site’s biodiversity, which may have been adversely affected during the project’s construction. [source]