Gallery: Milan’s Stunning Green Super City

 

Milano Santa Monica is a lush green super city that is scheduled to sprout up just outside of Milan. Envisioned as a stacked series of high-rises overflowing with flowering terraces, the self-contained development will employ principles of bio-architecture in addition to photovoltaic panels and solar-thermal water heaters to cut down on energy use.

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  1. zamir jaffry August 22, 2010 at 2:46 am

    nice….
    it will complete the requirements of susutainability

  2. jdship March 19, 2009 at 8:55 pm

    The flowing greenery is becoming a “green” cliche but, even so, has appeal. How do “self-contained” developments connect wtih the greater city and its surrounding communities? Other than the energy features, this reminds of the new town projects of the 1970s.

  3. shmooth January 5, 2009 at 10:18 am

    what a horrible place. i thought the whole corbussier thing died a long time ago. guess not.

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