Gallery: Flourishing ‘Patient Gardener’ Pavilion Made of Living, Growin...

This beautiful living, growing pavilion in Milan will be made entirely out of Japanese cherry trees, plants, and grass! Swedish designers Visiondivision recently led a one-week workshop at the Politechnico di Milano, where they laid the groundwork for the
 
This beautiful living, growing pavilion in Milan will be made entirely out of Japanese cherry trees, plants, and grass! Swedish designers Visiondivision recently led a one-week workshop at the Politechnico di Milano, where they laid the groundwork for the structure, which they call "The Patient Gardener." Illustrating the notion that slow building can reduce the need for carbon-intensive and expensive transportation and reduce construction waste, the team has manipulated 10 Japanese Cherry trees to "grow in a more architectonic way" so that in about 60 years, they will form the shape of an hourglass. Read on for a closer look!

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  1. ignacio perez gonzalez October 30, 2011 at 9:59 pm

    me gusta mucho lo que hacen deceo mas informacion

  2. Ottamie October 25, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    awesome

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