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Amazing Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam E-mail
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On March 16, 2016, a floating forest of 20 trees will be launched in Rotterdam, Holland. Inspired by an art piece named “In Search Of Habitus,” by artist Jorge Bakker, local art collective Mothership is behind this more ambitious project. After conducting a successful trial in 2014, the group felt it was ready to move forward.

“The Bobbing Forest will be made mostly from pre-existing materials,” states the project webpage. “The trees will be donated by the Bomendepot. Each time a part of the city is renovated, trees have to be moved. In the past, these trees would have been destroyed; nowadays, however, the city’s Public Works Department stores them at the Bomendepot. Twenty old sea buoys from the North Sea will be provided by Rijkswaterstaa…”

More info: dobberendbos.nl | enterthemothership.com

20 floating trees are going to be launched in Rotterdam this year

Amazing Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam

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The Stunning Circular Bridge In Uruguay Is Seriously Cool E-mail
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The Stunning Circular Bridge In Uruguay Is Seriously Cool

The Puente Laguna Garzon was completed little over a month ago towards the end of 2015 and stretches across the Laguna Garzón between the cities of Rocha and Maldonado located on the southern coast of Uruguay and owes its circular design to designer Rafael Viñoly.

The bridge took 12 months to complete and takes the place of a traditional raft crossing. The concept behind the design is to slow drivers down and allow them to enjoy almost panoramic views of the beautiful surrounding landscape.

There are of course some major pitfalls to this, mainly that the driver will probably want to keep their eyes on the road whilst crossing. That being said, we're sure the passengers will benefit from this bridges seriously cool design.

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