Prestigious apartment with two bedrooms and two bathrooms comprised into the Vertical Forest (Bosco Verticale), winner of the International Highrise Award in 2014 as the world’s most beautiful skyscraper, close to Milan’s city centre.
This bright apartment is located on the 3rd floor (with elevator). It is fitted with air conditioning and double glazed windows in all rooms.
The apartment opens onto a hallway, which leads into the living room, furnished with a 6-seater dining table, a sofa, a TV set and a bookcase; the state-of-the-art kitchen is fully equipped and offers dishwasher and microwave. From the sitting room you access a wonderful terrace furnished with a table for 4.
The night area comprises two bedrooms: the first one -furnished with a double bed and a capacious wardrobe with 3 sliding doors- also includes an en-suite bathroom, equipped with tub and shower; the second one offers two single beds and a 3-door closet. The apartment also comprises a second bathroom with shower.
Parquet flooring in the bedrooms, porcelain stoneware ‘gres’ flooring in the other rooms.
Extra services: -Pick-up service on request -Additional cleaning service on request (weekly cleaning service is included into the rental price)
Parking On request, privare garage on the floor -1 (with extra charge).
The ‘Vertical Forest’ (Bosco Verticale)The 'Vertical Forest' is the beating heart of the urban renewal of the historic district Porta Nuova, the biggest construction field in Europe ahead of Milan Expo 2015.The project includes two residential towers of 110 meters (the Tower E, 27-storey) and 76 meters (Tower D, 18-storey) respectively, designed by the architecture firm Boeri (by the architects Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca and Giovanni La Varra).The buildings are located between Via Confalonieri and Via de Castillia.
The ‘Vertical Forest’ was awarded the 'LEED Gold' (The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the highest level of energy certification, and it is home to more than 1,000 trees, shrubs and flower plants, offering a brilliant experiment of environmental sustainability. Moreover, this system allows to produce oxygen and contributes reducing the air pollution.The building uses the latest technologies, such as: exploitation of renewable energy (including geothermal heating and 500 sq.mt of solar panels), thermal insulation, biodegradable and sustainable materials, rainwater collection for the irrigation of public areas.
The peculiarity of the ‘Vertical Forest’ has attracted journalists from around the world: the famous British TV channel BBC has scheduled a monthly service to monitor the evolution of the cohabitation between the skyscraper and its inhabitants.
Area:The large pedestrian area of Porta Nuova of approximately 160.000 sq.mt, to which the ‘Vertical Forest’ belongs, includes the Porta Nuova Gardens, the De Castillia Garden in the Isola district, Piazza Gae Aulenti -designed by the Argentine architect Cesar Pelli-, the Garibaldi footpaths and the walkway between Via Melchiorre Gioia and the Varesine district.
Security:-Surveillance system in the lobby (CCTV)-License plate reader system in the garage-Conciergerie (24 hour a day) and waiting area lit by large windows overlooking the park and Via de Castillia
Awards:-November 19, 2014: the ‘Vertical Forest’ won the International Highrise Award, a biennial international competition awarding the most beautiful skyscraper in the world. It is sponsored by the Museum of Architecture in Frankfurt. The Italian skyscraper was chosen among other 800 skyscrapers, including "De Rotterdam" in Rotterdam, "One Central Park" in Sydney, "Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel" in Barcelona and 'Sliced Porosity Block "in Chengdu.
AreaThe ‘Vertical Forest’ is located in the ultra-modern district of Porta Nuova, the beating heart of the new Milan, between Piazza Città di Lombardia -home to the futuristic building of the Lombardy regional government- and Porta Garibaldi railway station.All around, you find some of the most important buildings of the riqualification project, such as the Unicredit Tower -the tallest Italian skyscraper- Piazza Gae Aulenti, located 6 meters above the street level and scenery of key events of Milan fashion and culture, and the Diamond Tower. The area has also been chosen by Google as its Italian headquarters (at the Zigghurat or Pyramid building designed by the architect William McDonough).
Some of the services around: -supermarket, open 7 days a week (Sunday included), 24 hours a day -laundry, pharmacy and bakery’s shop -three fitness centres, at about 1 km, one in Piazza della Repubblica, one in Corso Como and one in Piazza Cavour
For the nightlife, Corso Como and the Brera district are only steps away, offering their rich choice of restaurants and clubs which add to Milan’s enchanting atmosphere.
Public transports-Isola, purple subway line (MM5), at about 150 meters-Garibaldi, green subway line (MM2), at 850 meters-Gioia, green subway line (MM2), at about 500 meters