The world’s tallest vertical garden on its $2 billion Southbank tower in Melbourne.

(Picture by Jenny Kalaitzidis Southbank Dec 2021)

Developer Beulah is in the process of creating the world’s tallest vertical garden on its $2 billion Southbank tower in Melbourne.

The images and design details show more than 15,500 square metres of landscaping including the twisting “green spine” on Australia’s tallest tower.

The 365 metre-high design by Dutch firm UNStudio and Melbourne-based Cox Architecture was fast-tracked by the Victorian government with construction expected to start early 2022 and take five years to complete.

The landscaped design continues the global push for greener-skyscrapers including the Aria Property Group’s urban forest in Brisbane and Amazon’s “helix” headquarters in Virginia.

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