Located in a residential area 20 minutes from central Shanghai, 1000 Trees is a mixed-use development spanning 300,000 square-meters. The 15-acre site is located next to the M50 arts district and a public park. The development is split over two plots of land connected by a narrow government plot and incorporates several historic buildings.
Designed by Heatherwick Studio f 1000 Trees is conceived not only as a building but as a piece of topography and takes the form of two tree-covered mountains. Collectively, the complex will contain approximately 25,000 individual plants and 46 different plant species including shrubs, perennials, climbers. For more information, click here.