Why Milan stands out as an example of the 'resilient city'

  • Living
  • Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022

The hundreds of trees in the Bosco Verticale have contributed to the return of many bird species to the centre of Milan. Photo: AFP

The municipality of Milan is working on building numerous cycle paths and is slowly excluding the most polluting vehicles from its city centre.

And with projects like the Bosco Verticale, the city is encouraging the growth of vegetation – whether on facades, walls or roofs – in order to reduce carbon emissions, noise pollution and make its urban landscape greener.

All these actions make Milan one of the leading European cities in terms of urban resilience.

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