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  • March 2, 2017

    Aired February 26th, 2017 – 10:00   ET The Nanjing Vertical Forest by Stefano Boeri Architetti on CNN, in the report by Fareed Zakaria for GPS. China has been trying for years to figure out a way to combat its dense, choking pollution. One answer, a Vertical Forest. Last month time-lapsed video of this thick, gray smog rolling into Beijing went viral. It was […]

  • February 11, 2017

    february 9th, 2017 Boeri’s Vertical Forest reimagine buildings as enormous air purifiers for smoggy cities. The trees, plants and shrubs also offer shade on sunny days and act as cozy blankets during winter, allowing tenants to reduce their electricity use. Also, they’re really pretty. Boeri’s architecture firm unveiled plans this week for two Vertical Forests in Nanjing, China. The buildings will follow the prototype of two existing tree-covered […]

  • February 6, 2017

    These amazing forest buildings could help tackle China’s pollution problems. 6th February 2017 China has one of the biggest air pollution problems in the world. Lots of people living there tend to wear special facemasks to help to filter out the pollution. Italian architect Stefano Boeri came up with the idea of creating buildings which are full of plants, to help fight pollution. These […]

  • February 6, 2017

    Nanjing Green Towers, designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti and promoted by Nanjing Yang Zi State-owned National Investment Group Co.ltd, will be the first Vertical Forest built in Asia. Located in Nanjing Pukou District (an area destined to lead the modernization of southern Jiangsu and the development of the Yangtze River economic zone), the two towers are characterized by the interchange of green tanks and balconies, following […]

  • April 8, 2016

    April 8, 2016 «Living in a high-rise guarantees spectacular views. And if that tower block is the Bosco Verticale, you’ll find yourself sharing the horizon with finches and hawks»