Artist’s impression of Nanjing Green Towers, the third of Italian architect Stefano Boeri’s vertical forest prototypes, and the first for Asia. Photo: Stefano Boeri Architects

Asia’s first vertical forest could reshape how cities fight climate change

Designed to absorb 25 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year and produce about 60kg of oxygen per day, the vertical forest being planted in Nanjing, eastern China, is a move against nature-deprived urban development

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Artist’s impression of Nanjing Green Towers, the third of Italian architect Stefano Boeri’s vertical forest prototypes, and the first for Asia. Photo: Stefano Boeri Architects
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