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These Cool New 'Vertical Forest' Skyscrapers Are Designed To Help Fight Smog

By Carly Ledbetter

Buildings don’t have to just be buildings anymore. Sometimes, they can double as forests.

That’s the radical idea behind architect Stefano Boeri’s upcoming vertical forest skyscrapers in China. The Nanjing Green Towers will be the first of their kind in Asia, and are designed to help reduce smog by emitting oxygen and filtering carbon dioxide. It’s a concept Boeri initially built in Milan in 2014.

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Source:: Huffington Post Green