12 Aug '17, 8pm

The City of Nanjing Will Soon Get a Vertical Forest

When architect Stefano Boeri first came up with the concept of the so-called Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest), that is two skyscrapers clad in greenery, many people believed it would remain just a concept and never see the light of day. But now, a third Vertical Forest is to be built in Nanjing, China. The Nanjing Vertical Forest, as the project is called, will consist of two skyscrapers rising from a shared podium. One will be 656 ft (200 m) high and the other 354 ft (108 m). Apart from apartments they will also house a hotel, office space, a green architecture school, restaurants, a conference hall, an exhibition spaces, and retail space. The taller skyscraper will also have a private club on the roof, and the smaller one will have a rooftop swimming pool. Together, the buildings will be clad in 600 tall trees and 500 medium-sized trees that will be sourced from 23 loca...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2017/08/the-city-of-nanjing-wi...

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