First Vertical Forest Towers in Asia to Produce Oxygen!

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The latest project of architect Stefano Boeri, who transforms the concept of green architecture into a real building, continues to rise in Nanjing. These ornamental towers, which we saw on Boredpanda, will be completed next year and the city will produce plenty of oxygen.

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The first vertical forest in Nanjing, China will turn CO2 into 132 pounds of oxygen per day.

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They’re called the Nanjing Towers, and once they’re completed in 2018 they’ll be Asia’s first ever vertical forests.

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Designed by Italian architect Stefano Boeri, each tower will stand 656 feet and 558 feet tall respectively.

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Between them, they’ll house over 1,000 trees and approximately 2,500 shrubs from 23 different local species.

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The taller tower will contain offices, a museum, a green architecture school, and a rooftop club. While the smaller tower will house a rooftop pool and a 247-room Hyatt hotel.

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Balconies will afford visitors stunning views of the dizzying vertical forests that are intended to help regenerate local biodiversity.

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However, these aren’t the first vertical forests that Stefano has designed. Two have already been built in Milan.

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Similar buildings have been planned for Lausanne, Switzerland.

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In an increasingly polluted world, these green designs are a real breath of fresh air.

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We hope that there'll be more architects like Stefano Boeri helping the environment.

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