Meet the man who grows chairs (and tables and lamps)

April 16, 2015 by  
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Gavin Munro doesn’t just grow trees, he grows furniture . Making one piece of furniture can take decades using traditional methods, if you consider the time it takes to grow the tree. What if you could incorporate the growing of the tree into the process? By growing the tree into the shape you want, you avoid the energy-wasting consumption of fuel for chainsaws and other logging equipment, not to mention all of the tools you don’t need to produce the furniture . This is just what furniture designer Gavin Munro has in mind. Read the rest of Meet the man who grows chairs (and tables and lamps) Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , art furniture , chair design , crop grown furniture , full circle furniture , furniture design , furniture grown in field , furniture grown like crops , gavin munro , green furniture building , grown chairs , grown furniture , grown tables , table design , tree chairs , tree lamps , tree tables

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MVRDV, Snohetta, and BIG reveal their visions for a new business quarter in Oslo, Norway

April 16, 2015 by  
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Read the rest of MVRDV, Snohetta, and BIG reveal their visions for a new business quarter in Oslo, Norway Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: architecture competition , Asplan Viak , big , business quarter , government buildings , LPO , memorial , MVRDV , norway , office towers , oslo , Oslo architecture competition , Oslo business district , Oslo business quarter , Oslo memorial , Oslo Norway , public park , public parks , rooftop garden , snohetta , white

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