stefano boeri plans second ‘vertical forest’ for lausanne, switzerland
all images courtesy of stefano boeri architetti
italian architect stefano boeri has been chosen to build a 117 meter-tall residential tower in lausanne, switzerland. the project, which bears many similarities with boeri’s ‘bosco verticale’ in milan, will be home to more than 100 trees as part of 3,000 square meters of greenery. apartment units protrude from the structure offering views towards the adjacent lake geneva. named ‘la tour des cedres’, work on the building is set to get underway in 2017, with a completion date yet to be established. stefano boeri’s milan-based studio will develop the scheme in collaboration with studio laura gatti and burohappold engineering.
the highrise will be home to more than one hundred trees
the scheme comprises extruding residential units
site plan indicating the placement of the 117 meter-tall tower
Source: Design Boom, 11/10/2015