Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Tree' (6)

Tree Trunk-Inspired Buildings Connect Underground



The best architectural designs don't need to look overcomplicated, they just need to be effective. This sleek pair of 17-story office buildings in Seoul by South Korean firm BCHO architects is a perfect example.



The architects took inspiration from an old Korean birch tree trunk, organic and sculpted as if molded by flowing water. The design allows the structures to efficiently… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Hanging Tree Installation (3 pics + video)

This installation, by Japanese artist Shinji Turner-Yamamoto, is incredibly powerful. A hanging tree, with its roots sprawled out, is seen hanging in mid-air inside an abandoned church in Cincinnati. Turner-Yamamoto chose the decrepit church because he liked the marks of decay carved into the architecture by time and nature.



"Hanging Garden" is part of… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 21, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Tree in Jars Illusion (6 pics)



I love the originality of this installation by New York-based artist Naoko Ito. After sawing a tree branch into small pieces, she places the individual pieces into different sized jars. Once complete, she stacks up all the jars to recreate the orignal form of the branch, giving us the illusion that it's still in one piece.…

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Added by Eugene on January 17, 2010 at 12:30am — 4 Comments

Priscilla Ahn - Living In A Tree

Presented by KoreAm Journal and produced by The Mighty Fifty, a live performance with Priscilla… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 5, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Cool Concept: Portable Solar Tree (5 pics)



When you're out at the beach or anywhere else there's sun, why not use the Solar Tree to charge your gadgets?



Korean designers Jun-Se Kim, Min-Goo Kim and Dong-Eon Kim have created a portable pole equipped with a solar panel on top. Simply stick the pole in the ground, and solar energy that is harnessed from the panel is transferred to onboard batteries.…

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Added by Eugene on September 12, 2009 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

The Girl in the Apple Tree (5 photos)

Would you believe me if I told you these shots were from a 15-year-old photographer? Known as fhrankee on deviantART, the Romanian boy does a great job seamlessly blending some of my favorite colors together in an eye-catching way.…

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Added by Eugene on June 27, 2009 at 1:00pm — 9 Comments

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