The Dyerville Giant, one of the largest trees in the world. When this massive tree crashed to the ground in 1991, you could hear it for miles around. It sounded like a train wreck. ("Avenue of the Giants", Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA)
Behold the ultimate tree house! What: “The Patient Gardener” project using ten Japanese cherry trees Where: School campus in Milan, Italy Who: Designed by Swedish architects Visiondivision Why: A two-story “treehouse” study retreat for students. The vision: a green environmental project where construction works with the timeframe nature sets. The trees are bent and pruned into shape. When: In other words, the project will be done in about 60 years.