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World's First Vertical Forest City Breaks Ground in China

14:00 - 23 June, 2017
World's First Vertical Forest City Breaks Ground in China, © Stefano Boeri Architetti
© Stefano Boeri Architetti

Construction has begun on the Liuzhou Forest City in the mountainous region of Guangxi, China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the new ground-up city will accommodate up to 30,000 people in a master plan of environmentally efficient structures covered top-to-bottom in plants and trees.

Liuzhou Forest City will contain all of the essential typologies of the modern city – offices, houses, hotels, hospitals and schools – housed within a 175 hectare site near the Liujiang River. Employing the firm’s signature vertical forest system, The facades of each building will be covered in plant life, with a total 40,000 trees and nearly 1 million plants from over 100 species specified.

© Stefano Boeri Architetti © Stefano Boeri Architetti © Stefano Boeri Architetti © Stefano Boeri Architetti + 6

Liuzhou Suiseki Hall / TianJin University Research Institute

22:00 - 7 November, 2016
Liuzhou Suiseki Hall / TianJin University Research Institute

Liuzhou Suiseki Hall / TianJin University Research Institute Liuzhou Suiseki Hall / TianJin University Research Institute Liuzhou Suiseki Hall / TianJin University Research Institute Liuzhou Suiseki Hall / TianJin University Research Institute + 26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Liuzhou, Guangxi, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Zhang Hua
  • Design Team

    Huang Nanbei, Wang Qian, Sun Qingwen , Zhai Xiangtao, Li Qian, Guo Qing Zhang Hua
  • Area

    16500.0 sqm