The world’s first vertical forest for low-income housing is coming to the Netherlands


Stefano Boeri has designed and built vertical forests across the world. He hopes his latest project will prove it’s possible to combine solutions to the challenges of climate change and housing shortages

It will be an urban home to 125 trees and 5,200 plants, as well as flats on 19 storeys. Planned for the city of Eindhoven in the Netherlands, the latest project by architect Stefano Boeri is a bid to prove that the twin challenges of climate change and a lack of affordable housing could be tackled alongside each other through innovative architecture.

The Trudo Vertical Forest is thought to be the first vertical forest on a social housing project in the world. Following schemes…

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