vertical forest buildings - Milan, Italy
cast-in Anchor channels
The Vertical Forest buildings are the new symbol s of sustainable, ecological architecture. The building of plants containers and the big window frames required the use of high-performing anchorage systems, which have been supplied by AdermaLocatelli.
Vertical Forest buildings have become a symbol of the new Milan: the project was designed by architect Stefano Boeri with engineering by Arup.
The Vertical Forest building is a new symbol of sustainable, ecological architecture, winner of the 1st prize at the 2014 International Highrise Awards, reinforcing the prestige of Stefano Boeri and of Italian architecture all over the world.
What is unusual about the buildings is the presence of more than two thousand trees and shrubs planted right on its walls.
In this ambitious metropolitan reforestation project, greenery aims to increase the biodiversity of plant and animal species in Milan, reduce urban sprawl and contribute to mitigation of the microclimate.
The building of plants containers and the big window frames required the use of high-performing anchorage systems.
AdermaLocatelli supplied for this project ZH with GP54/33 anchor channels. GP54/33 anchor channels had just received ETA12/0433 certification to European standards.
For the realization of the project, AdermaLocatelli used products belonging to the following business lines: Cast-in anchor channels.
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GP Anchor Channel
GP anchor channels are conventional anchorage systems composed of an anchor channel with T-bolt. GP anchor channels are extremely safe and durable.