Location Milan, Italy
Arhitect: Stefano Boeri Architetti and Barreca & La Varra
Described by the judges of 2014's International Highrise Award as 'a project that blazes the trail for greened highrises and can be considered a prototype for the cities of tomorrow', the Bosco Verticale is a pair of residential towers in the Porta Nuova district of Milan, Italy.
Photo: Paolo Rosselli
The twin residential buildings are planted with trees and other plants, which the designers say is equivalent to 10,000 sq m of forest.