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By gum, that’s a big tree house

The Australian Business Review

4 July 2020

by Mackenzie Scott


A tree-covered apartment building planned for Brisbane is hoped to put the river city on the world map alongside some of the world’s greenest destinations.

Aria Property Group’s “The Urban Forest” is poised to become one of the `greenest residential buildings in the world in the most literal sense, with the entirety of the building covered with thousands of plants and more than 1000 established trees.

Designed by internationally renowned architect Koichi Takada, the 30-storey premium apartment tower planned for the growing South Brisbane lifestyle precinct will have a five-star green rating and be equivalent to taking more than 150 cars off the road each year.


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