Let’s start off by getting the most commonly asked question out of the way first. Yes, this is real. The vertical forest, which is actually a pair of residential towers, is located in the Porta Nuova district in Milan, Italy. The two buildings contain more than 900 trees, were designed by Boeri Studio and involved important input from both horticulturalists and botanists. The buildings were inaugurated in 2014 and served as a model for sustainable residential living to this day. If you’re in Milan, check it out!