The "Plantable Home" by Anne van Klooster

Plantable Home

Green architects and designers are constantly striving to find a harmonious balance between man-made shelter and nature, and this ongoing process has generated all kinds of intriguing iterations of what could be called “living architecture,” ranging from futuristic, interactive bio-digital architecture to more modern-primitive examples like compostable towers made out of fungal and agricultural waste material.

Twenty-three-year-old Dutch architecture and design graduate of Gerrit Rietveld Academie Anne van Klooster takes the latter route, weaving living branches of willow into shelters that can act as movable spaces, but can also be planted in the ground and become what she calls a “Plantable Home.” Treehugger.

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