Archinect - News 2014-12-19T08:09:47-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/114512898/boeri-studio-wins-over-oma-jean-nouvel-and-steven-holl-for-international-highrise-award-2014 Boeri Studio wins over OMA, Jean Nouvel, and Steven Holl for International Highrise Award 2014 Justine Testado 2014-11-25T18:05:00-05:00 >2014-11-25T18:15:48-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lb/lbl2ylamy509tbas.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Now in its sixth year, the International Highrise Award 2014 went to Bosco Verticale in Milan, Italy by Boeri Studio (Stefano Boeri Architetti and Barreca &amp; La Varra) with developer Hines Italia SGR. The biennial award recognizes high-rise towers around the world that are considered to best combine exterior + interior, sustainable, and social aspects. Buildings had to be at least 100 meters tall and commissioned within the last two years.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>WINNER OF INTERNATIONAL HIGHRISE AWARD 2014:</strong> <strong>"Bosco Verticale"</strong><br>by Boeri Studio (Stefano Boeri Architetti and Barreca &amp; La Varra)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6p/6pov02qnsunilx0x.jpg"></p><p>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/99840077/boeri-studio-s-bosco-verticale-in-milan-makes-the-forest-tower-fantasy-a-reality" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Boeri Studio's Bosco Verticale in Milan makes the forest tower fantasy a reality</a></p><p><strong>SHORTLISTED FINALISTS:<br><br>&ldquo;De Rotterdam&rdquo;</strong> by Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b0/b0dg8gbvhvs3mh4m.jpg"></p><p><strong>&ldquo;One Central Park&rdquo; </strong>by Ateliers Jean Nouvel</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/za/zais38zo7yqtsmq0.jpg"></p><p><strong>&ldquo;Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel&rdquo;</strong> by Ateliers Jean Nouvel</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lo/loq5mrau9ecir7hq.jpg"></p><p><strong>Sliced Porosity Block</strong> by Steven Holl Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4q/4qpe05y9twfolpvw.jpg"></p><p>More photos and other details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/Boeri_Studio_wins_international_highrise_award_2014_over_oma_jean_nouvel_an/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65208132/world-s-first-vertical-forest-will-open-this-year-in-milan World's First Vertical Forest Will Open This Year in Milan DianePham 2013-01-10T10:05:00-05:00 >2013-01-14T20:18:59-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1k/1kaxtalwhd4ldc99.jpg" width="514" height="234" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Back in 2011 we reported on the Bosco Verticale &mdash; a new superstructure designed to bring the world's first vertical forest to Milan, Italy. While many were skeptical when it came to the feasibility of construction, Boeri Studio reports that the structure is certainly more than just a fantasy - in fact it's well on its way to being completed this year.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/23453065/the-age-of-flower-towers The age of flower towers Archinect 2011-10-10T20:54:39-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1f/1f411632205de26ec00a7343956391d5.jpg" width="514" height="363" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects are tackling the problems of the concrete jungle with ambitious schemes using green technology to grow forests in the sky</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>