The Vertical Forest: a case study for reshaping human-nature relationship through care ethics

(English) The vertical forest is an innovative building that has received appreciation from the academic world and the general public. The essay uses the ethics of care as a lens through which to analyze the different human-nature relationships that occur in the multiple contexts of the vertical forest. The aim is to verify whether these relationships actually offer an alternative to the anthropocentric and functionalist logic that guided humanity toward the Anthropocene. To conclude an outline of how care could improve the way relationships within the vertical forest is established.