Milan bamboo trees sprouted up around a topographical landscape of stone and water at this installation created by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma in Milan last month. The Naturescape was designed as an interpretation of a traditional Japanese Zen garden.
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Called "Tree Hopper", the winning project of the Triumph Architectural Treehouse Award presents a mixed structure - built around a tree. Through a spiral staircase, visitors can access the comfortable accommodations that resemble a futuristic beehive.