The Patient Gardener by Visiondivision
A circle of trees will frame an hourglass-shaped hut for Milan that won’t be complete for 100 years. Aptly titled The Patient Gardener, the garden structure will be shaped from a circle of ten Japanese cherry trees that will be bent, pruned and woven as they grow. The trees will be tied to a central wooden scaffold to frame the dome-shaped ground floor, whilst branches above will be directed outwards as first-floor walls.
I love the idea of this structure needing to grow over time to become complete. I think it would be a very interesting and relaxing study area. Because it takes so long to grow, it is neat that different generations of students will get to participate in its making.
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