Arbortecture than architecture, but live trees . Trees redeeming unique ecological purposes. Because of that, in fact, a group of young architects have focused on developing live tree house at the University of Stuttgart in Germany. Students with a test site is located on the grounds of the University Institute of Modern Fundamentals of architectural design; The experiment is running, Ludwig Ferdinand Oliver Storz and Hannes Schwertfeger. The team accompanying annual willows to the scaffolding, bent into shape. More trees will be grafted, they grow together. After a few years, growing trees take over the load-bearing supports. Finally, the supports can be removed and the whole rig can be moved to its final destination, where the floor is then slotted into place.
The Fab Tree Hab design developed by the MIT Mitchell Joachim, Lara Grede Ph.D., Ph.D. . Javier Arbona MS team envisions for this house, which is contributing to the environment is grown in compost kitchen, circulating the water and provides shelter.
The living bridges Cherrapunji, India increased the living roots of the Ficus elastica tree. The indigenous peoples for as long as five hundred years has led to the growth of the roots that these beautiful bridges. The bridges increases and increases as they age.
Marcel Kalberer made in Germany Creating a career of planting large bundles of willow structures incredible detail. These packages will sprout, and the structure of green leaves. The Museum of Outdoor Art & # 39; and Colorado, presents "Weidenblume" Opinion living willow sculpture of German artists perform Marcel Kalberer and Sanfte structures. The first work in the US will be pre-installed in June 2010