Gallery: Beautiful Buildings Made From Whole Trees

 

According to the Forest Products Laboratory, a whole, unmilled tree can support 50 percent more weight than the largest piece of lumber milled from the same tree. Putting this principle into practice, Whole Tree Architecture is dedicated to building with materials that lumber companies consider scrap – weed trees, also know as ‘managed forest thinnings.’ The resulting projects are beautiful displays of locally sourced and sustainably managed materials.

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  1. Platernian April 3, 2012 at 8:01 am

    Is this “Dr Laura” for real? “Bored”! perhaps she should see someone about her ability to find “interest” in her world.

  2. Dr.Laura August 29, 2010 at 10:41 pm

    It is very beautiful but if you were living in that house you’d be bored with the color don’t you think?

  3. Jedibabe June 23, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    Looks incredibly child-friendly to me! My kids would literally be climbing the walls. This is beautiful.

  4. vgoon November 23, 2009 at 10:24 am

    doesn’t look child-friendly

  5. davidwayneosedach November 14, 2009 at 8:46 am

    Granted this is not for everyone. But – for the lucky few…

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