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Published: 02 May 2017

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BOTANY SCULPTING The manipulation of plants to form new shapes and structure is a technique historically used by humans to control nature for varying functions; a bonsai tree on an apartment window, an elegant archway of bent bamboo, inspired by the Katsura Palace in Kyoto, Japan, or trained fruit on espalier trees in France, These traditional ideas inspire a new hybridization between plants and architecture in landscape design. By sculpting plants to form architectural spaces within the garden, structure becomes alive. Our idea of plants as an architecture and their potential for forming spaces is enlivened with curiosity. ARTWORK AND GARDEN FURNITURE Combining man-made materials with plants to create artwork or garden furniture, results in a product which is ever-changing. Plants are alive, growing and shifting over time with nature. Entwining them with a fixed man-made material creates a curious hybrid and unpredictable outcome. The message or symbol projected by a particular piece can help transend our preconceived ideas of how a plant can be used. RESIN DURIAN The eccentricity of the tropics is embraced through the manifestation of a tropical plant’s curious parts and products— the bizarre carnivorous pitcher plant, the amazing whirling seedpod of the Gyrocarpus, the ferocious spikey fruit shell of a durian and the enormously gigantic Amazon Lily and the Liana woody bean pod. It symbolizes the genius loci of the exotic, inducing the feeling and spirit of the equator, and elicits appreciation for the peculiarity of our nature. We embrace them

BOTANY SCULPTING The manipulation of plants to form new shapes and structure is a technique historically used by humans to control nature for varying functions; a bonsai tree on an apartment window, an elegant archway of bent bamboo, inspired by the Katsura Palace in Kyoto, Japan, or trained fruit on espalier trees in France, These traditional ideas inspire a new hybridization between plants and architecture in landscape de...

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Project Status: Completed

Project Year: 2014

Lokasi: Singapore

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