The ‘Vertical forests’ as he calls them, provide tons of CO2 absorption a year, injecting a desperately needed breath of fresh air into pollution choked cities.
The Surround Vision production team visited the original construction model in Italy; a beautiful site in the heart of the bustling and polluted streets of Milan. The project contains more than 900 trees on 8,900 square metres of terraces.
We consider the construction of the vertical forest one of the most efficient ways to deal with climate change.”
– Stefano Boeri
The Vertical forests have been a huge success and are being rolled out across the world, from the Netherland to Nanjing, China, where plans to take his pioneering design a step further are already under way. Building a “Forest City” that will be home to 30,000 people, absorbing tons of CO2 and pollutants per year and produce approximately 900 tons of oxygen.