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WaldGartenDorf
WaldGartenDorf
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Commenced:
01/09/1992
Submitted:
01/12/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Schulstraße 1, Nentershausen, Hessen, DE
Phone:
+49 6627 915310
Website:
www.naturbauten.org
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate





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aaron meades Benjamin Kahl Franko Göhse harald wedig Hubert de Kalbermatten Lilly Zeitler Luis Horacio Gaioto Nadja Shah Stefan (Koala Levy) Kegel Tino Baumbart Ute Bohnsack
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WaldGartenDorf

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Rural, Commercial, Demonstration, Educational, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

Growing homes out of living trees is the main theme in the project "WaldGartenDorf" in the middle of Germany.

Project Description

Trees are incredible living beings. With their roots deep in the earth, branches high in the sky, and with leaves straight to the sunlight, they stand there for decades and centuries on the same location. They are real living estates. (In German its called "Immobilien" it means not mobile) Can we learn from trees how to build houses? Can we grow houses out of trees? Yes, or better probably, because the mainstream habits are difficult to satisfy in living rooms. We must adapt a bit to the trees if we want to live with, on or in them.

house out of 1350 ash trees

The trees grow bigger and the wall will close in some years:

Detail of the ash tree house

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