Takanori Aiba is a Japanese artist who specializes in intricate Bonsai Tree-houses. Aiba uses craft paper, plastic, plaster, acrylic resin, paint and other materials to construct sprawling miniature tree-house communities that wrap around bonsai trees.
Renown throughout Aarklash, "The Badger's Den" is a frequented stop on the road to Cadwallon. Nestled in the roots and trunk of a giant Quithayran tree, the inn is a frequented stop for Free Companies as they travel to and from Cadwallon.
Cool idea of levels- the natural meeting the city. Or above and below? ie linking to the tunnels and the ground leves. J Sculpture "City of Dreams" by Chinese artist Hu Shaoming. A shining industrial city emerges from the head of a massive seahorse.
Japanese artist Takanori Aiba has taken bonsai trees, food packaging, and even a tiny statue of the Michelin Man and constructed miniature metropolises around these objects, thus creating real-life Bottled Cities of Kandor. Explains Aiba of his artwork: