Working with Aria Property group, Sydney practice Koichi Takada Architects has designed a mixed-use high-rise in South Brisbane. With 392 apartments over 30 storeys, a two-level roof garden and a public park at ground level, the building (left) – plus its 1000 trees and 20,000 plants – has ambitions to become the world’s greenest residentia­l tower. “Urban Forest is probably the greenest we can design with the current ‘greening’ tools and regulation­s available to us,” says Takada. koichitaka­

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