Planners in Bogota say the Santalaia building in the Colombian capital sets a good example to increase green zones in urban areas.

The Santalaia building in the Colombian capital Bogota is the largest vertical garden in the world.
The Santalaia building in the Colombian capital Bogota is the largest vertical garden in the world.

In the middle of one of South America's most congested and polluted cities lies a green oasis. The Santalaia building in the Colombian capital Bogota is the largest vertical garden in the world.

Its "living walls" can absorb carbon dioxide emissions from 750 cars a year. According to the planners, the building sets a good example to increase green zones in urban areas.

TRT World's Dimitri O'Donnell has more.

Source: TRT World