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Most of us have heard of the idea of going green to protect the environment and our planet's resources. Well, one architect in Milan has taken the idea literally. Stefano Boeri has designed a skyscraper apartment complex in Italy that is encompassed in "green," literally. Milan is one of the most polluted cities in Europe, and Boeri hopes that his designs will help counteract the problem. The complex consists of two residential towers that Boeri calls "Bosco Verticale," which means "vertical forest." Each apartment in the towers has an attached balcony, which will be inhabited by a sprawling outdoor garden that surrounds the building. Boeri created the design in response to "urban sprawl" and the "disappearance of nature" from people's lives and the landscape. Boeri believes that the trees planted on the balconies will be able to respond to the city's weather -- with leafy branches providing shade in the summer and the bare branches allowing "sunlight to permeate through the spaces" during the winter. The total greenery will equal 10,000 square meters of forest, which will aid in the production of oxygen and protect people from radiation and pollution. In addition, the Bosco Verticale is designed to produce and optimize its own energy -- making it self-sufficient. The architect posted photographs of the towers' construction on his blog, and people on social media are envious. One person tweeted, "I want to live in an apartment forest."