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posted : 2006.Oct.04 @ 1.23pm
This thread is dedicated to links relating to buildings grown with living plant technology!

>> Article : Three from MIT envision grow-your-own home
The basic framework of the house would be created using a gardening method known as pleaching, in which young trees are woven together into a shape such as an archway, lattice, or screen and then encouraged to maintain that form over the years.

>> Video : Paul Laffoley Vegetable house ( and Time Machine )
If you can give sombody a bag of seeds, and have an entire house in grow in 2 months- I think we' on the track to solving hte low cost housing problem.

>> Page : A Short History of Axel Erlandson and his Tree Circus
Erlandson planted six sycamore trees in a circle, topped them all at one foot then approach grafted them together to form the diamond patterns.


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