Gallery: Patrick Dougherty’s Mind-Blowing Nest Houses Made of Living Tr...

 
Like a quaint hobbit home, this twiggy residence sprung up at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden in 2005.

Mr. Dougherty, who is now in his 60s, has a portfolio of over 200 amazing pieces from houses that look like a grove of trees to large pavilions that seem to have been built by a beaver. We call it art, but he calls it “stickwork.” That’s also what he named his book of thirty-eight of his most eye-catching these works which was published last year. Check it out here.

+ Patrick Dougherty

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  1. Ashley Marie Rivera April 30, 2014 at 3:28 am

    AWESOME

  2. Ashley Marie Rivera April 30, 2014 at 3:27 am

    REMINDS ME OF SALVADOR DALI

  3. Pyrrhon Artlover January 15, 2014 at 11:36 am

    This artist is amazing… I found great pictures of Patrick Dougherty creations in Art Days, here is the link! http://www.art-days.com/patrick-dougherty-land-art-architecture/ Enjoy! :)

  4. anthony moran February 9, 2011 at 3:24 am

    Hello Patrick,

    As a second generation arborist of over thirty years experience I stand in humble awe of your truely living sculptures. I actually train the arborists in our company in what I have dubbed Living Sculpture method of pruning. I now see what the terminology really means.

    With your permission, I would like to try and link this to our company Facebook page. You can visit our website at http://www.SuperiorNW.com or contact me anytime at the email listed below.

    Thank you for creating these wonderful works,

    Anthony Moran

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