How would you like to live in a forest?

What if it had four walls, a kitchen, and a comfy bed?

On Oct. 29, Vancouver City Councilapproved the building of a project called The Vertical Forest. Created by Arno Matis Architecture, The Vertical Forest will filter and control light the way an actual forest would, according to a press release.

The building will grow in Mount Pleasant at 2290 Main St. at Kingsway, and is the neighbourhood's first rezoning development project since the Community Plan Implementation Strategy was revised.

"Once a coastal forest, now a bustling urban site, the building...