Future of the Environment

Africa is set to get its first vertical forest

Vertical forests have already been welcomed in China's polluted cities. Image: REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Rosamond Hutt

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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The planted terraces will provide shade and habitats for wildlife. Image: Stefano Boeri Architetti

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An architectural rendering of the Nanjing Green Towers. Image: Stefano Boeri Architetti
The Liuzhou Forest City will have more than 40,000 trees and 1 million plants on buildings. Image: Stefano Boeri Architetti

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