30 Jan '16, 4pm

World's second 'Vertical Forest' is coming to #Switzerland

World's second 'Vertical Forest' is coming to #Switzerland

A lush new forest will soon take root in Lausanne, Switzerland—but it won’t be growing in the direction you’d expect. Stefano Boeri Architetti just won a competition to create the world’s second “vertical forest ” in the city’s Chavannes-Près-Renens. The stunning residential tower will be covered with hundreds of trees and shrubs that will filter air pollution, produce oxygen, protect against the urban island island effect , and even promote biodiversity.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/worlds-second-vertical-forest-tower-...

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