November 02, 2007

A Tree For Anable Basin.

A new condominium in Long Island City, New York, was built on a floating island. It boasts an unparalleled view of the Manhattan skyline and provocative design. But don’t get your hopes up: It’s for the birds. Literally.

“A Tree for Anable Basin,” created by Chico MacMurtrie of Amorphic Robot Works, a collective of artists and engineers, is an installation that MacMurtrie describes as – you guessed it – a “condominium for birds.”

The island’s centerpiece is a 22-foot aluminum tree, which serves as both art object and “mixed-income housing project” targeting the diverse needs of local species...

Floating Tree ::

(via Oneplusinfinity)

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