Il Bosco Verticale

Il Bosco Verticale, Milan, Italy - Massive, 28 cm thick reinforced concrete balconies cantilever outwards for 3.35 m in an irregular fashion on all four sides of the building.
Il Bosco Verticale, Milan, Italy - The two residential towers of the "Il Bosco Verticale" are part of the ecological high-rise concept designed by the Italian architect Stefano Boeri.
Il Bosco Verticale, Milan, Italy - An RCS protection panel completely enclosed the top two floors under construction – this increased the level of safety and accelerated operational procedures.
Il Bosco Verticale, Milan, Italy - PERI´s Italian engineers combined rentable construction kit systems to create a project-specific customized formwork and scaffolding solution.
Il Bosco Verticale, Milan, Italy - Cantilevered beams consisting of rentable PERI VARIOKIT system components carried the fresh concrete loads from the balconies.
Il Bosco Verticale, Milan, Italy - Apart from a wide range of shrubs and flowers, both towers of the Bosco Verticale are also home to 900 trees.

Project Data

Location: Milan, Italy

Ecological complex of eleven-storey office building and two residential towers with 18 and 26 floors, max. height 119 m

Architect: Stefano Boeri, Milan


  • strictly defined schedule
  • irregular arrangement of the reinforced concrete balconies
  • consideration of the customer's own SKYDECK panel slab formwork


ZH General Construction Company SPA, Campo Tures

Customer's benefit

  • efficient working thanks to high safety level
  • realisation of complete framework units
  • fast concreting cycles despite unique architecture
Ferdinand Platter, Technical Director
Ferdinand Platter
Technical Director

For this unique project we developed a powerful solution in collaboration with the PERI engineers. PERI also helped us to organise and implement safety training. This contributed to increased productivity and a higher level of safety for the construction site team.

PERI solution

  • RCS rail climbing technology and PERI UP scaffold system for the projecting 28-cm-thick balconies and floor slabs on all four sides
  • realised using crane and electric cable winch
  • organisation and implementation of safety training