20 Oct '14, 8am

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towers are finally complete. Inaugurated this past Friday, the "world's first vertical forest" comprises a fantastical pair of luxury high-rises that add nearly 2.5 acres of lush vegetation to the skyline of Milan , a city notorious for its air pollution. However, Bosco Verticale will be more than just a beautiful sight to behold--like a pair of green lungs, its forested facade of 21,000 plants will absorb CO2 and particulates, dampen noise pollution, lessen the urban heat island effect, and create oxygen and favorable

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