Prestigious three bedroom three bathroom apartment of about 200 sq.mt housed into the Vertical Forest (Bosco Verticale), the skyscraper that won the International Highrise Award, part of the amazing Milan’s Porta Nuova urban renewal.
The apartment is unique, both for its luxury finishing, high-quality furniture and for the amazing location. It spans over a surface of approx. 155 sq.mt and offers several terraces with flowers and plants (total surface: 58 sq.mt), with ample views of Milan’s Porta Nuova.
The property is located on the 6th floor, with elevator and 24hour concierge; it is fitted with air conditioning and double glazed windows in all rooms.
The apartment opens onto a hallway, leading into the spacious living room, which is furnished with a dining table for up to 8 people, a TV set and two sofas; a sliding door separates the living area from the fully-fitted kitchen (with microwave oven, dishwasher and washing machine). The living area opens out onto the first terrace, furnished with a table for 4.
The night area comprises three bedrooms: the first double bedroom has a big walk-in closet, an en-suite bathroom, with both shower and tub, and a second terrace; the second bedroom -with two single beds- is furnished with a 3-door closet, whilst the third single bedroom has a 4-door closet.
The apartment also offers another full bathroom (with tub) and an additional guest bathroom, equipped with basin and toilet only.
The apartment is fitted with parquet flooring in the bedrooms; the other rooms feature elegant tiled-flooring.
Private garage on the floor -1 (on request).
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.
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.
-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
-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.
The ‘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.
-Isola, purple subway line (MM5), at about 280 meters
-Garibaldi, green subway line (MM2), at 800 meters
-Gioia, green subway line (MM2), at about 650 meters
A city tourist tax will be applied. Cost per person per night: 2€, for maximum 14 nights (maximum 28€ per person).
- Inclusions Final cleaning
Utilities (electricity, water, gas)
Available methods of payment:
- Check-in time: 15:00 - 19:00
- Check-out time: 09:00 - 12:00
- Cancellation Policy The full down-payment will be retained.
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