In the future cities will have greenery "built" into and on top of the buildings. This will help with improve the quality of air, help curb "urban heat island effect" (where it’s hotter in the city and requires more air-conditioning to cool off buildings in the summer). Green cities are also aesthetically pleasing.
The photos above are of City Hall in Chicago where they built a green roof.
Check out the poem City Tree a different take on greenery in the city.
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