A floating forest is being installed in the City of Rotterdam

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A group of Dutch entreprenuers and designers from Mothership, spotted an art piece named ‘In Search Of Habitus’, by artist Jorge Bakker, and were inspired to create a life-size version for the city of Rotterdam, by installing 20 trees that will bob in the water, just like a fishing float.

 

Here is an image of the art piece they were inspired by.

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The ‘Dobberend Bos‘ or ‘Bobbing Forest’, as it has been named, started out in March 2014 with a single prototype, to test if the design would work. It has been successful and has since grown into a full tree.

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The full ‘Bobbing Forest’, of 20 trees, will be installed in the Spring, in Rotterdam’s harbour, Rijnhaven.

floating-forest_080116_03-800x533Photography by Jorge Bakker
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