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World's Largest Vertical Garden Revives Downtown Bogota

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Rooftop gardens have been a classic move to keep urban areas fresh with growing plants. It’s important to keep our cities breathing by eliminating the carbon footprint set by humans. A building in Bogota, Colombia, has taken that to the next level by expanding the rooftop garden to the entire building itself.

The Edificio Santalaia building is located in the heart of downtown Bogota. It’s a multi-family residential building that’s easy to pick out among the tall and densely-populated area. The nine-story high structure is engulfed in plant wildlife; only windows, balconies, and the wall space between them can be seen of the original building.