Cover of Valerio Cozzi's speech at Ecotechgreen 2020

The landscape architect’s DeLorean

On December 2nd, I will take part to ECOtechGREEN comparing my experience as designer of technical green solutions in high-profile contexts such as La Forgiatura and Feel UpTown in Milan. Two projects 10 years apart, that integrate architecture and vegetation in a strong way.

Wednesday, December 2nd – 13:05 (UTC+1h)

The Landscape architect’s delorean

Back to the future with the experience of previous projects, 2010-2020 comparison

Valerio Cozzi, architect landscape designer

ECOtechGREEN is the International Forum organized by Paysage during the 2020 edition of Flormart, the Internationa Horticultural Show and promoted by the National Council if Architects (the full program here).

sketch of tree mound for a roof garden

Green Breakfast at Feel UpTown

Wednesday at 10 am I will present the roof garden I designed for the new residential complex Feel UpTown in Milan: concept, technical solutions, species. Hope you will join me at the Conference Hall in Cascina Merlata, Milan, or connect via live streaming.

Feel UpTown is a new residential complex by Euromilano in the north west area of Milan. The core of the area is a roof garden of three thousand square meters. A park designed to offer a green outdoor to share in addition to the underground level reserved to the residents. The project I developed with Studio Labics and SIO Engineering balances vegetation and architecture through careful soil modelling.

Provate garden door in Riyadh

Gardens for the Near East

I am sharing my experience as landscape designer in Saudi Arabia at the Editoria & Giardini fair: a country undergoing profound transformations, welcoming and surprising, generous with landscapes and affections.

Gardens for the Near East

Conference by Valerio Cozzi, architect and landscape designer

By the Order of Architects, Planners, Landscape Architects and Conservators of the provinces of Novara and VCO

Tuesday 15 September 2020, 5.30 pm
Villa Giulia, Corso Zanitello 10, Verbania Pallanza
Free admission

Editoria & Giardini is the only book fair in Italy entirely dedicated to the garden, now in its fifteenth edition. Held at the wonderful Villa Giulia in Verbania Pallanza, on the Lake Maggiore, this year it will present 3,000 new titles ranging from architecture to botany, from photography to art, from history to literature.

12-20 September 2020, free admission.

Some events will be limited by reservation (0323 503249): official website

Materials ready at construction site

Designing new spaces is more than ever redesigning life

Getting back on construction site after more than two months. Meeting each other again after flows of smart working to reschedule plans and to share anti-contagion safety protocols. Inspecting the conditions of works and materials. Above all, checking the status of trees, ornamental shrubs and groundcovers left to themselves right after planting or waiting in the nursery since the Italian lockdown of March 22.

Spring does not listen to ministerial decrees. Today Phase 2 begins with the partial recovery of activities. We are grateful to be part of it, and to accept the challenge of Covid-19 as architects that design places to share. Because we have new landscapes to grow.