Giant sequoia skyscrapers designed to keep rotted trees standing

Modernization has harmed magnificent giant sequoia trees: climate change has diminished their lifespan, according to four designers in South Korea. They drew up a skyscraper, called Tribute: The Monument of a Giant, that would be tucked inside hollowed-out tree trunks, and help keep trees whose heartwood had rotten from crashing down.

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/giant-sequoia-skyscrapers-designed-to-keep-rotted-trees-standing
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