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Milan's Vertical Forest rt @rocktique

Milan's Vertical Forest rt @rocktique

Yes, the scale of the vegetation in the render is way off. This is especially apparent if you take a look at the in progress construction photos on the architects website. Given the scale of the actual balconies, they will probably be capable of supporting small garden trees and large shrubs, as well as smaller understory and ground cover plants. In this case, the fears of massive trees and branches falling into the street below is probably not a big concern,especially if they are held in from the balcony edge at a reasonable distance. Also, the issues of roots cracking concrete may be contained by installing a gridded structural steel unit system that is essentially a a cage that can contain soil and provide room for roots to grow. This system is used in urban plazas and sidewalks, to prevent tree roots from cracking and dislodging surface pavers. For those concerned abou...

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