Despite pleas to cease and desist, verdure-coated towers continue to be A Thing, essentially taking the green roof craze and dialing it up to 11, with 20-plus story towers sprouting vegetables, succulents, and fruit trees from façades and inlets. Yes, it may not be practical (as one critic once noted, there are a bunch of logistical problems with plants at higher altitudes) but, hey, it looks nice in a rendering, so that rids the architect of culpability, right? In the immortal words of a little-known architect Frank Lloyd Wright: "The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines." In that spirit, find below 10 rather lovely-looking vertical gardens.
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