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Greenox: Turkey’s first vertical forest

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In the midst of Istanbul’s sprawling concrete jungle lies Turkey’s “first vertical forest.” With nine hundred trees climbing up its geometric façade, the 16-floor building towers over those around it, serving as an urban landmark for the growing green building trend. For residents of Istanbul, the project is known as Greenox, a play on the words “green” and “oxygen.”


For others, it is home. Home Green Home As a resource-efficient building certified with EDGE, Greenox contains 170 residential units that conserve energy, water and embodied energy in materials, resulting in utility savings and a lower carbon footprint. The building saves up to 35% energy, 42% water and 41% embodied energy in materials compared to a conventional apartment building. Greenox has high-efficiency boilers for space (...)


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