Jolly Green Giants: Metropolitan Reforestation Project In Milan Begins Construction.

The Bosco Verticale

After its initial design in 2007 by Italian Steffano Boeri’s architecture firm Boeri Studio, Treehugger, Inhabit and Gizmag recently reported that construction of the Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) in Milan has finally begun. That intrigued me to do a little more research and bring you images of the original renderings , models and diagrams as well as some new construction photos. Read more

Handcrafted Wooden Trays Inspired By Architectural Facades


above: via Omero 38

Italian architect and designer Michele De Lucchi has created a stunning series of hand crafted wooden wall mountable trays based on architectural facades, called Vassoi da Muro. Read more