Hotel Architecture Inspired by Trees

Hotel Architecture Inspired by Trees
Design

The architectural firm IAD proposes rethinking the structure of tall buildings based on how trees grow. Their proposal for a 'treehouse hotel' merges living space and vertical gardens in a building that forgoes the traditional glass box.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 26 october 2009

The approach to designing based on examples from nature (bio-mimicry) is a topic we’ve heard a lot about this year. The architectural firm IAD proposes rethinking the structure of tall buildings based on how trees grow. Their proposal for a ‘treehouse hotel’ merges living space and vertical gardens in a building that forgoes the traditional glass box.

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