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Take a look at this twisting, smog-eating tower that is going up in Taipei, Taiwan.
On the outside, 23,000 trees and shrubs – nearly the same amount found in New York’s Central Park – will fill the skyscraper’s facade, roof, and balconies. And inside, it will feature 40 luxury condos.
The plants will absorb 130 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year – the equivalent of about 27 cars, lead designer Vincent Callebut tells Business Insider.
Called the Tao Zhu Yin Yuan Tower , it’s set to open by September 2017.
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