Gallery: Fantastic Urban Birdhouses Give Birds a Base to Build on in th...

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How can we help protect urban songbirds without compromising their natural instincts for survival? Edinburgh College of Art’s fresh, new designer Nan Wen created a series of artifacts to explore how humans can help city birds protect themselves from both urban and natural elements with minimal intervention. Spotted at the recent New Designers 2011 exhibition in London, ‘Birdhouses for the city garden’ consists of a series of bird shelters to be used in gardens and outdoors places to create a safe haven for city birds, while encouraging the winged-ones to use their innate skills.

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