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Un moderno e curato parco verde accoglie i visitatori

Un moderno e curato parco verde accoglie i visitatori Il piazzale davanti alla stazione di Cremona è un bellissimo giardino . Ristruttturato  recentemente, il piazzale ha assunto una connotazione che lo diversificano dai tradizionali spazi antistanti le stazioni ferroviaqrie. Tanto verde, panchine, fiori sono le caratteristiche di questo piazzale, in cui è stato inserito anche […]

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“AGRITECTURE &LANDSCAPE – 25 june 2015 at the Triennale di Milano

The Milan Triennale will host the 1st World Landscape Architecture Conference in Milan on 25th June 2015. The Theatre will host the International Symposium of Agritecture & Landscape. Over 14 countries will be involved and more than 42 speakers will alternate at the International Symposium “Agritecture & Landscape” – Landscape, Agriculture, Architecture, City life: through […]

CONFERENCE ON “BIODIVERSITY AND DIVERSITY OF FORMS” – 8TH MAY 2015, FLORENCE

CONFERENCE ON “BIODIVERSITY AND DIVERSITY OF FORMS” Biodiversity and diversity of forms: the new green trends in the city “Plants are the most important, least understood, and most taken-for-granted of all living things” (Malcolm B. Wilkins, 1988) Dr Gatti will intervene as speaker on 8th May 2015 at the Conference “Biodiversity and diversity of forms: […]

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LIVING THE LANDSCAPE – TRAINING MEETING, LODI 15 APRIL 2015

LIVING THE LANDSCAPE – TRAINING MEETING, LODI 15 APRIL 2015 The Training Meeting Abitare il Paesaggio promoted by the Professional Association of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Conservationists of the province of Lodi and organised by PAYSAGE with the collaboration of the international magazine TOPSCAPE, to which three other associations have contributed: the Professional Association of […]

GARDENIA NO 371 – MARCH 2015

The small tree that marks spring. At the end of winter it has white-pink flowers, in autumn leaves with burnt nuances and ornamental fruit with a good taste: it is the Amelanchier grandiflora (serviceberry). (Refer to the article by Pia Meda: advice by agronomist Dr Laura Gatti) GARDENIA n.371 – march 2015

Sustainability in the Built Environment: Bosco Verticale – The Skyscraper with 600 Trees

In Italian, the phrase “Bosco Verticale” literally translates to “vertical forest.” The two Bosco Verticale Towers, designed by the  Stefano Boeri Architectural Firm, are currently being built in the extremely polluted city of Milan, Italy. These towers are stunning structures that incorporate both structural engineering and landscape architecture disciplines. Littered with various trees, shrubs and […]

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THE ORTICOLA DAYS OF STUDY – 2015

THE ORTICOLA DAYS OF STUDY – 2015 IV Edition of “Le Giornate di Studi” – “The Culture of Plants in Italy, from the Risorgimento to the Third Millennium”.. The fourth edition develops over three days: 26, 27 and 28 March 2015 at the “GAM”, Gallery of Modern Art of Milan, Villa Reale, via Palestro 16 […]

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4th INTERNATIONAL GREEN ROOF CONGRESS – Istanbul (Turkey)- 20-21 april 2015

  the 4th International Green Roof Congress 2015 (20 – 21 April, Istanbul, Turkey), with a theme of “Green Roofs in Dry and Mediterranean Climates”. Exhibition articles describe six appropriate Green Roof projects: The Karela Office Park in Greece, new Troja Museum and the Zorlu Center in Turkey, the UWC International School in Armenia, the Bosco Verticale […]

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FITO BENEFIT: LAND, AIR, WATER PURIFIED BY PLANTS MY PLANT & GARDEN – 25 FEBRUARY 2015, MILAN RHO FIERA

Fito Benefit: land, air, water purified by plants BY CAMILLA GALLI MACRICÉ – 2 MARCH 2015 PUBLISHED IN: COMUNI GREEN (GREEN MUNICIPALITIES) Continue reading in Green Planner Magazine: Fito Benefit: land, air, water purified by plants  http://magazine.greenplanner.it/2015/03/02/fito-benefit-terreni-aria-acque-purificati-dalle-piante-2/ A plant will save us:  A plant will save us: it will be a plant which gets us […]

THE SECRETS OF VERTICAL FORESTS

The Secrets of Vertical Forests The interview with Laura Gatti, landscape curator of the greenery which will cover the futuristic skyscrapers In a few months, in Milan, there will be two new buildings that change colour every day. And which will lose their leaves in autumn. Let’s take 700 large and small trees, 20 thousand […]

VERTICAL GREEN MILANO – RCS MEDIAGROUP

VERTICAL GREEN MILANO – RCS MEDIAGROUP     The new headquarters of the important multi-media editorial group in via Rizzoli, designed by Boeri Studio and completed in 2011, is a landmark which characterises the eastern area of the city of Milan. Discreetly and elegantly engaged with the green areas of the Lambro and Forlanini parks, […]

Beyond the facade of the Vertical Forest

“Beyond the facade of the Vertical Forest” Curated by Laura Gatti We spend most of our lives in buildings whose design, construction, maintenance and even demolition generate a significant impact on the environment. The awareness of these implications on the part of the designers is generating great changes in the way a building is conceived, which must […]

In Milan, a Vertical Forest is born

“In Milan, a Vertical Forest is born” “In Milan, a Vertical Forest is born” In Milan, in the Porta Nuova Isola district, the plantation of the Vertical Forest has kicked off: two residential towers, 110 and 80 metres high, equal to 26 and 18 floors, designed by Boeri Studio. Once completed, the towers will house […]

WHICH PLANTS SHOULD BE PUT ON THE BALCONIES? THE ADVICE OF LAURA GATTI, LANDSCAPER OF THE VERTICAL FOREST

What plants should we put on our city balconies? A few days ago I asked Laura Gatti, one of the landscape agronomists who took care of the green part of the Vertical Forest, a cutting-edge ecological project currently under construction in Milan. Exclusively for Community garden readers, here are the tips of a well-known international […]