Twisting Skyscraper To Be Wrapped With Vertical Gardens

Updated Mar 19, 2013

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Agora-Garden-by-Vincent-Callebaut-10Taipei just broke ground on a twisting skyscraper that is wrapped with a jungle of vertical gardens. Designed by Vincent Callebaut Architecture, the 42,355-square-meter (455,000-square-foot) Agora Tower will have an orchard, a vegetable garden, space for aromatic and medicinal plants and a compost and rainwater capture system â€“ and that’s just the beginning.

Designed to mimic two encircling hands and the helical structure of DNA, the towers are organized a central core that allows for what the design team call a “hyper-abundance of suspended gardens.”

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By Tafline Laylin

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