Milano. Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) is a pair of residential towers in the porta nuova district designed by Boeri Studio. The project was designed as part of the rehabilitation of the historic district of Milan between Via De Castillia and Confalonieri. It consists of two residential towers (26 floors and 110 meters high & 18 floors and 76 meters high). It is called Bosco Verticale because each tower houses trees between three and six meters which help mitigate smog and produce oxygen. It is also used to moderate temperatures in the building in the winter and summer. The plants also attenuate noise. On November 19, 2014, Bosco Verticale won the International Highrise Award.
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