China is building a smog-eating ‘forest city’ filled with tree-covered skyscrapers

Signal of change / China is building a smog-eating ‘forest city’ filled with tree-covered skyscrapers

By Samuel Smith / 04 Jul 2017

China is building a smog-eating 'forest city' filled with tree-covered skyscrapers

The smog levels in the southern Chinese city of Liuzhou are not yet dire, but if the city fails to deal with its pollution, it will only get worse over time. Italian design firm Stefano Boeri Architetti believes that building a neighborhood with plant-covered towers could help the city reduce its pollution levels.



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