Tree Library

David Lowe Reader Find

By David Lowe in New Trends on Tuesday 30 April 2013

This is something you don’t see everyday. Walking down the street, you suddenly realize you didn’t bring your book to read. No problem. Pick one up at the tree library. I wonder how smart the squirrels are in that tree?!

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Chop stick concession stand at Indianapolis Museum of Art

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Cool Travel on Monday 14 January 2013

Swedish architecture firm Visiondivision have teamed up with the Indianapolis Museum of Art to build a concession stand in their art and nature park. The project, which utilizes harvested materials, aims to to fulfill the notion that something must be sacrificed to make something else. Centered around a 100 foot yellow poplar, the stand provides swings, sitting areas and a kiosk which sells yellow poplar syrup from the tree. Amazing!

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Glow in the dark stools by Straight Line Designs

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Design on Wednesday 10 October 2012

Judson Beaumont has created some amazing stools and tables out of trees. So what, right? Well, the beetle pine shells are topped with plexiglas and embedded with fluorescent lights. That means that your neighbours and friends are all going to be very jealous of your colourful, glowing, furniture. Straight Line Designs out of Vancouver is […]

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