Andries Vanvinckenroye

Brench is a Seat Between Two Living Trees

filed under: green furniture

brench, tree, bench, green design, living bench, living seating, eco design

Rather than using wood to make a chair, Andries Vanvinckenroye used two trees – and he didn’t even need to chop them down. The designer investigated how to use a living tree in its entirety to create seating without having to kill it or stunt its growth. The end result is “Brench”, a carbon-neutral bench made of special bio-compatible materials that allows nature and industry to sit amicably side-by-side.

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