The roof of the Lingotto will become the largest “suspended” garden in Europe

The roof of the Lingotto will become the largest “suspended” garden in Europe
The roof of the Lingotto will become the largest “suspended” garden in Europe

The largest suspended garden in Europe will be called «La Pista 500», with over 28,000 plants: it will be born in a few months, precisely from the reconversion of the legendary track on the former Lingotto factory in Turin. This was announced by Olivier Francois, CEO of the Fiat brand and Chief Marketing Officer of Stellantis, during the web meeting ‘Rewriting The Future Of Our Cities’ with Stefano Boeri, architect and urban planner author of Bosco Verticale in Milan and founder of Stefano Boeri studio Architects. “I am proud of this ‘on the roof’ park project which will see the conversion of the test track on the roof of the Lingotto in Turin into a garden with over 28,000 plants – said Francois – An important and significant and, again, sustainable project that it will revitalize the city of Turin, our city ».

But that is not all. In addition to this great signal for the environment, there are also declarations on the planning of sustainable mobility. In fact, the CEO added: «In the new scenario we have a new mission, which is to create sustainable mobility for all. Our duty is to offer the market, as soon as possible and compatibly with the reduction in the cost of batteries, electric cars that do not cost more than combustion cars ». And in reiterating the need to ensure that even those who live in condominiums can easily equip themselves with private charging points (where energy “costs half the price of public columns” he stressed) Francois confirmed that the brand “is exploring the territory of sustainable mobility for all, this is our project. Between 2025 and 2030, our product range will gradually become electric only. And this will be a radical change for Fiat ».

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