"Besançon Art Center and Cité de la Musique" (2013) | Besançon, France • Kengo Kuma + Associates. "A joist wooden structure is held by slender steel columns, and on this structure, vegetation, local wood, stone and glass are arranged to create a mosaic." — Kengo Kuma + Associates
Arboreal Architecture: Taking Inspiration from Trees
This banqueting hall in Mumbai, India looks almost elvish with its white branches, which give the impression of an avenue of snow-covered trees. The design, which was part of a renovation of historic colonial buildings in India, was partially inspired by the beautiful ‘rain trees’ that surround the site.
"British architects NEX have designed this cubed timber pavilion for the Chelsea Flower Show in London with the same structural form as a leaf. Eureka Pavilion by NEX Between the gaps in the timber capillaries are smaller framework elements made from recycled plastic, curved to resemble leaf cells." From original Pin. Love to know how they built this....