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Guizhou Mountain Forest Hotel – Xinyi, China

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Building: Guizhou Mountain Forest Hotel
Location: Xinyi, China
Client: Guizhou Wambenger Ecological Cultural Tourism Development Co., Ltd.
Architects: Stefano Boeri Architetti
Completion: In Progress
Size: 335,834 GSF

AE Interest:  Guizhou Mountain Forest Hotel, one of the buildings from a city design,  made by Stefano Boeri Architetti. A city where offices, houses, hotels, hospitals and schools are entirely covered by plants and trees. Once completed, the new city will host 30,000 people, absorb almost 10,000 tons of CO2 and 57 tons of pollutants per year and produce approximately 900 tons of oxygen. A project which is aimed to create a now model for future city life with the conception of “Vertical Forest”, and do implementation of eco-urbanization in the continue way. The design will follow the principle of reservation of the original terrain and characteristics, to creating “forest city” in real.[a]

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Written by Hildebrando Requena

December 4, 2017 at 1:37 pm

Posted in Built

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