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Living treehouses

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American artist Patrick Dougherty specializes in “stickwork” installations; sculptures made from saplings. With the help of teams of volunteers, Dougherty spends around three weeks at a time on sites around the world, using the local environment and indigenous species to inform and create the final product. Continue reading

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Peek-A-Boo, Eye See You

Located deep in the Vancouver’s Pacific park are the remains of seven ‘Sentinels’. Hand picked by creative studio Dear Human, these grand Douglas firs were cut down over a century ago. The project offers an alternative perception to everyday landscapes by revealing the hidden potential of overlooked places. What remains are eerie empty eye sockets that have been given a second life with some fine crafted porcelain peepers. Continue reading

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