Funzug.com

Member Area
SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend 

Amazing Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam E-mail
(1 vote)
 
Views 580    

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

The project was inspired by an art piece named “In Search Of Habitus,” by artist Jorge Bakker

Amazing Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam

A trial in 2014 was successful

Amazing Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam

“The Bobbing Forest will be made mostly from pre-existing materials”

Amazing Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam

“Each time a part of the city is renovated, trees have to be moved. In the past, these trees would have been destroyed”

Amazing Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam

These trees are donated from the storage depot where they are now stored


Amazing Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam


Users' Comments (0) RSS feed comment
No comment posted Add your comment
< Prev   Next >
Sponsored Links

Subscriptions

Subscribe to Funzug.com
Enter your Email:


Follow Funzug on Twitter!
Loading...