Welcome home... to the jungle

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An experimental green housing project in the Chinese city of Chengdu that promised prospective residents life in a 'vertical forest', now looks like a scene from a desolate, post-apocalyptic movie, with overgrown plants on balconies.

Even though all 826 apartments in Qiyi City Forest Garden have reportedly been sold, only a handful of owners have moved in because of mosquito infestation, state media reported.