Ground was recently broken to build “Forest City” in Liuzhou, a city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti and his team of green-project experts, Forest City will be the world’s first of its kind. Here are some facts, via Futurism:
And here some cool pictures:
Of course, this is all a bit utopian, and reality will undoubtedly be less pristine. But I want to propose something: Liuzhou is a really pretty city right now. Tourists to Guangxi province usually flock to the prefecture-level city of Guilin, but judging by these pictures, Liuzhou might be worth a stop:
Very scenic. According to Trip Advisor, there are lots and lots of parks in Liuzhou, including a few with some decent hikes.
OK, it’s not that impressive. But Forest City is coming, which means we’ll be hearing a lot more about this place in the near future. Go experience Liuzhou before it becomes cool.
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