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Crazy Banyan Treehouse Cafe Takes Root in Japan
Posted By Alexandra Kain On July 22, 2011 @ 6:01 pm In Architecture,biomimicry,carousel showcase,gallery,Treehouses | 10 Comments
Overlooking the ocean, the Naha Harbor Diner claims to offer “farm-fresh vegetables, juicy chickens and pork” and “native salts.” And as we all know, native and local foods cut down on shipping and packaging costs, reducing our carbon and plastic footprints. In the end it’s hard to say whether dining in a faux tree will boost your sustainability points, but it sure looks exciting and native ingredients can’t hurt.
Via The Design Blog 
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URLs in this post:
 Naha Harbor Diner: http://www.banyantown.com/english.html
 banyan tree: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banyan
 Banyan Town: http://www.banyantown.com/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/files/japantreehouse2.jpg
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