Though this experimentation with living buildings is in its infancy, some very interesting ideas are being created by merging trees with architecture:
Since building my living fence from Gliricidia sepium sticks jammed into the ground, I’ve wanted to experiment more with living buildings. Once I get some land I think it would be awesome to make a tipi or yurt from bent and intergrown trees.
It would have saved Hansel and Gretel a lot of trouble of the witch’s house was made of veggies and fruit instead of sweets. Thank you for finally helping figure out the moral to the story.
Yep. They would have walked on by.
If you’ve not seen it before…this BBC clip about living bridges is really worth watching: