The Boom In Blooming Buildings

Representing a new urban habitat, Bosco Verticale ( Vertical Forest) is a pioneering prototype for the future of green housing. Measuring 80 and 112 meters (262 and 367 feet) in height, the towers support almost 800 trees. (Photo: Stefano Boeri Architetti, Evergreen Architecture)
Representing a new urban habitat, Bosco Verticale ( Vertical Forest) is a pioneering prototype for the future of green housing. Measuring 80 and 112 meters (262 and 367 feet) in height, the towers support almost 800 trees. (Photo: Stefano Boeri Architetti, Evergreen Architecture)
Not just an iconic addition to the Brisbane skyline, Urban Forest by Koichi Takada Architects is a statement on the potential for greening cities worldwide. Set to be completed in 2024, the tower will include a solar farm, a gray water recycling system, and a water filtering system for the 1,000 trees and 20,000 native plants. (Render: Koichi Takada Architects, Evergreen Architecture)
Not just an iconic addition to the Brisbane skyline, Urban Forest by Koichi Takada Architects is a statement on the potential for greening cities worldwide. Set to be completed in 2024, the tower will include a solar farm, a gray water recycling system, and a water filtering system for the 1,000 trees and 20,000 native plants. (Render: Koichi Takada Architects, Evergreen Architecture)
The Bosco Verticale was designed to feature staggered, overhanging balconies, accommodating large tubs of vegetation and allowing for the continued growth of the maturing trees. (Photo: Stefano Boeri Architetti, Evergreen Architecture)
The Bosco Verticale was designed to feature staggered, overhanging balconies, accommodating large tubs of vegetation and allowing for the continued growth of the maturing trees. (Photo: Stefano Boeri Architetti, Evergreen Architecture)

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