Vertical Forest Skyscraper

At first, it looks like a giant vertical forest, but upon closer inspection, you’ll see that people are actually living inside this luxurious 117-meter tall residential skyscraper. Designed by Italian architect Stefano Boeri, “La Tour des Cedres” (The Cedar Trees Tower) will be constructed in Lausanne, Switzerland, and boast more than 100 cedar trees, 6,000 shrubs, along with 18,000 plants, for a total green space of approximately 3,000 square meters. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Vertical Forest Skyscraper
Vertical Forest Skyscraper
Vertical Forest Skyscraper
Vertical Forest Skyscraper

“Private roof patio spaces will each include a tree, allowing residents to have nature even though they’re many stories high. Boeri’s building will be located in the Chavannes-Pres-Renens district of the city, and it will feature apartment-style living with a number of units facing the adjacent Lake Geneva. In addition, the tower will have offices, a gym, and a panoramic restaurant on its top floor. Construction is set to begin in 2017,” reports My Modern Met.