Gallery: Taiwanese Birdhouses at DMY Berlin Are Inspired by Rice Farmer...

 

The interdependent relationship between sparrows and rice has always been important within Taiwan’s Jenju village. The birds eat insects that otherwise would destroy the rice plantations, leaving huge amounts of leftover rice straws after each harvest, which was historically used as a building material. Inspired by this symbiotic relationship, designer Gina Hsu from DHH Studio created a series of cute biodegradable bird houses.

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