First Vertical Forest In Asia With 3,000 Plants Will Turn CO2 Into 132 Pounds Of Oxygen Per Day
Let us introduce you to the greener future of urbanized landscapes – vertical forests in Nanjing, China. These two forest-like buildings are called Nanjing Towers, and they’ll produce 132 pounds (60kg) of oxygen every day once they’re completed in 2018. With environmental concerns being a huge problem in overpopulated and overpolluted China, innovative projects like this are – literally – a much-needed breath of fresh air.
These towers in Nanjing, China will contain vertical forests that will house 2,500 shrubs and over 1,000 trees
The 23 different tree varieties will produce around 132 pounds (60kg) of oxygen every day
They were designed by Italian architect Stefano Boeri and they will be completed in 2018
Similar buildings have also been planned by the architect for Lausanne, Switzerland.
And two vertical forests, called Bosco Verticale, have already been built in Milan, Italy.
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