Architecture for airborne activists.

Environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill could've foregone her tree-wedged platform for a modernist marvel had Andrew Maynard been around during her 768-day treetop protest. Maynard's Global Rescue Station is a structure mounted in the endangered trees of Tasmania that aims to shelter activists, provide a visible symbol of resistance to corporate deforestation, and serve as a manned station that forestry workers would be powerless to remove. The structure is anchored to three trees instead of just one (as with typical treehouses), thereby protecting more trees from the logger's saw.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It looks like they are made of wood.