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Friday Funny: Are Those Trees Climbing the Building?

Yes, indeed, trees are growing vertically on these urban buildings.

Rob Spiegel

April 30, 2021

Some very strange engineer is explored in this video, beginning with this vertical garden of trees. From a distance, it may look like Spanish moss has taken over, but no, trees are being cultivated on these highrise urban buildings.


Rob Spiegel has covered manufacturing for 22 years, 19 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include automation, supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cybersecurity. For 10 years, he was the owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel has served as senior editor at Electronic News and Ecommerce Business, covering the electronics industry and Internet technology. He has served as a contributing editor at Automation World and Supply Chain Management Review. Rob has contributed to Design News for 10 years.

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