Vertical Factory

Designers Tianshu Liu and Lingshen Xie have revealed an innovative vertical factory system that doubles as a self-sustaining ecosystem. The skyscraper consists of alternating layers of industry and nature that work together to create a sustainable urban environment, while cleaning the city. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Vertical Factory
Vertical Factory

“The vertical factory was inspired by the rapidly-growing city of Manila, where urbanization is spawning new industries and more pollution. The Vertical Factory would ensure green growth by transforming the city�s organic waste into water, fertilizer, heat and electricity,” reports Inhabitat.