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Asia’s First-Ever Vertical Forest Will Produce 132 Pounds Of Oxygen Each Day

The two towers will clean the air of Nanjing, China, with 1,100 trees and 2,500 shrubs and plants.

Credit: Stefano Boeri Architetti

When Stefano Boeri Architetti presented the idea of installing a vertical forest in Milan, people were beyond thrilled with the idea. Following the success of that introduction, the architecture firm now seeks to construct similar, but in Nanjing, China.

Inhabitat reports that two towers which overlook the Nanjing Pukou District will be completed by the end of 2018. Overflowing with 1,100 trees from 23 local species, as well as 2,500 cascading shrubs and plants, the installation will clean the city’s air by producing 132 pounds of oxygen every day. Additionally, passersby and tourists will be greeted with a breathtaking view.

The buildings, of course, will include more than just…

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