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Adorable Brick Habitats Are Mini Homes for Birds and Squirrels

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On October 5, 2010 @ 5:00 pm In Gardening,Green Products | 1 Comment

Brick Habitats, Chooi-leng Tan, habitat restoration, plant restoration, reburbia competition, home gardening, gardening kits [1]

When we spotted these adorable Brick Habitats at this year’s London Design Festival [2], we thought they looked awfully familiar. Upon further investigation it turns out we were right – we had see them before but at the time, they were just a glimmer in designer Chooi-leng Tan’s eye [3] (or computer, rather). The bricks have little pockets for greenery to flourish and also double as mini homes for birds and squirrels.

+ Chooi-leng Tan [4]

+ Read more about Brick Habitat on Inhabitat [3]


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/10/brick-habitat.jpg

[2] London Design Festival: http://www.inhabitat.com/london-design-week

[3] glimmer in designer Chooi-leng Tan’s eye: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/08/14/brick-habitats-provide-mini-gardens-and-mini-homes/

[4] + Chooi-leng Tan: http://www.chooileng.com/

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