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100 Forest Innovations

From Dead Corpse Photography to Treetop Castles

— August 15, 2010 — Eco
This cluster of forest innovations shows that nature can be used for just about anything -- to return to our childhood with adult treehouses, as the backdrop to fashion photo shoots or as the subject of the photography itself. A look at these forest innovations could convert any hardened city dweller into a tree hugger in no time. So from dead corpse photography to treetop castles, go ahead, breathe in that fresh air.

Implications - Consumers are continually fascinated by this connection between man and nature. Businesses that harness this fascination and emotional connection to the outdoors and nature would benefit greatly, especially during this time when, though the environment is a great concern, consumers have limited time to spend connecting with nature.
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Curing Nature Deficit Disorder
Curing Nature Deficit Disorder
Inner-City Schools Install Green Spaces Instead of Slides
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98
Amazon Rainforest to Go Online
Amazon Rainforest to Go Online
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97
Giant Park Chairs
Giant Park Chairs
Janus Chairs Dominate the Natural Scene in Park in North East England
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96
Deforestation Comparison Ads
Deforestation Comparison Ads
The Greenpeace Australia Ad Spurs Many Flames
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95
Suspended Blue Cabins
Suspended Blue Cabins
The Offbeat 'House on a Tree' Public Installation in Warsaw
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94
Taped-Up Trees
Taped-Up Trees
'Taping Forests' by Studioseventyseven Photography & Swollen Design Mends the Outdo
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93
Timelapse Seasons
Timelapse Seasons
One Year in 40 Seconds by Eirik Solheim is a Great Visual Metaphor
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92
Buy a Pixel, Save a Tree
Buy a Pixel, Save a Tree
Pixeltree.com
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91
Breezy Forest Shoots
Breezy Forest Shoots
The Dace Fall 2010 Lookbook Will Keep You Warm for Autumn
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90
Giant Projected Forests
Giant Projected Forests
The Latest Samsung 3D Projection Mapping Video is Unbelievable
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89
Shrouded Forest Shoots
Shrouded Forest Shoots
'Mystique' by Alec Mohr Uses Hair as a Blindfold
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88
Tree Hugging Photoshoots
Tree Hugging Photoshoots
Milos Mali Takes us on a Walk on the Wild Side
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87
Adopt an Olive Tree
Adopt an Olive Tree
Nudo Virtual Plant Fostering
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86
Forest Gowns
Forest Gowns
The All-Blue Luca Rondoni Collection
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85
Forest Rings
Forest Rings
Show off Your Love for Nature With These Fashionable Finds
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84
Backcountry Editorials
Backcountry Editorials
The Cory Bond Varon Magazine Feature Shot by Randall Bachner
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83
Respecting Arborial Elders
Respecting Arborial Elders
The Ancient Tree Forum Conserves and Preserves
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82
Emphasizing Ambient Beauty
Emphasizing Ambient Beauty
'Room for Forced Perspective' Landscape Installation
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81
Hilarious Hipster Parodies
Hilarious Hipster Parodies
'Where the Dirty Hipsters Are' Mashes Up Spike Jonze Film With LA Youth
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80
Fast Food Forests
Fast Food Forests
Yuken Teruya Turns Happy Meals Into Paper Trees
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79
Forest-Embracing Abodes
Forest-Embracing Abodes
The Sebastopol Residence Keeps It Natural
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78
Winter Wonderland Shoots
Winter Wonderland Shoots
'Winter' by Borbala Suto-Nagy is the Reason for the Season
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77
Post-Apocalyptic Naturescapes
Post-Apocalyptic Naturescapes
Roxy Paine's 'Maelstrom' at the Met
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76
Frontiersman Fashion
Frontiersman Fashion
The Whillas & Gunn 2010 Collection Pioneer Looks for Fall
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75
Shadow Trees
Shadow Trees
Create Your Own Forest Out of Light
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74
Personified Trees With Eyes
Personified Trees With Eyes
Voyeurs in Nature
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73
Virtual Forest
Virtual Forest
New Bathroom Concept
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72
Secluded Style Editorials
Secluded Style Editorials
W Magazine Gets in Touch With Nature for August 2009
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71
Branded Urban Forestry
Branded Urban Forestry
The Veuve Clicquot Umbrella Tree
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70
Forestry Inns
Forestry Inns
WISA Wooden Design Hotel is Made From Native Finnish Wood
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69
Neon Forestography
Neon Forestography
Lena Erysheva's Stunning Wonderland Style is Breathtaking
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68
Faux Woodstock Fashiontography
Faux Woodstock Fashiontography
Juergen Teller Goes Old School for W Magazine
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67
Elevated Beehouses
Elevated Beehouses
Marlon Blackwell's Moore Honey House Doubles as a Car Park
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66
Wonderfully Woodsy Menswear
Wonderfully Woodsy Menswear
The Rochambeau Spring 2010 Line Puts Guys in the Elements
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65
Forest Fairy Shoetography
Forest Fairy Shoetography
The Kron Kron SS10 Collection Frolicks in Nature
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64
Hideaway Vacations in the Forest
Hideaway Vacations in the Forest
The Juvet Landscape Hotel
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63
Forest Frolicking Editorials
Forest Frolicking Editorials
La Repubblica Velvet Glamorizes Sexy, Blood-Thirsty Maenads
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62
Masquerade Forest Shoots
Masquerade Forest Shoots
Nothing's More Fun Than Wandering the Woods in Costume
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61
Woodland Product Shoots
Woodland Product Shoots
Snoozer Loser Loves Pairing Faded Florals and Greenery
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60
Avian Apartments
Avian Apartments
'Super Kingdom' Birdhouse Exhibit
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59
Domina Forest Shoots
Domina Forest Shoots
Constance Jablonski Sizzles for i-D Magazine Summer 2010
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58
Tropical Romantic Hotels
Tropical Romantic Hotels
The 'X2 Koh Samui Resort' in Thailand is Beautiful
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57
Treehouses on Log Stilts
Treehouses on Log Stilts
Zigloo Architecture
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56
Forest-Inspired Installations
Forest-Inspired Installations
The Tree by FARM Creates Real Time Responses to Sound
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55
Forest Nymph Fashion
Forest Nymph Fashion
The Lerario Beatriz Spring 2010 Floats into Femininity
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54
Love Story Landscapes
Love Story Landscapes
Brilliant Cinematic Messages in Nature Photography By Shaun Sundholm
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53
Mirrored Forest Fashiontography
Mirrored Forest Fashiontography
Michal Martychowiec & Claudia Behnke Join Forces for Sublime Mag
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52
Models Disguised as Trees
Models Disguised as Trees
‘The Night Shift' in Vogue
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51
Forest Canopy Forts
Forest Canopy Forts
The BubbleTree is a Great Way to Spend Time With Nature
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50
Enchanted Forest Fashion
Enchanted Forest Fashion
Loewe Spring 2010 Campaign Channels Woodland Sprites
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49
Forest Weddings
Forest Weddings
These Big Sur Coastal Wedding Photos Are Nature-Loving
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48
Compact Forest Abodes
Compact Forest Abodes
The 'House in Lemesos' by George Papadopoulos
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47
Forest Offices
Forest Offices
Selgascano Architects Build Their Creative Space in the Woods of Madrid
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46
Jazzed-Up Riding Hoods
Jazzed-Up Riding Hoods
Designer Zawann Reinvents Fairytale Style
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45
Supermodel Forests
Supermodel Forests
Gisele Bundchen Embraces Nature in Flip Flops
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44
Hipster-Hunting Photoshoots
Hipster-Hunting Photoshoots
David Arango's 'Cool Hunting Season' Will Keep Hipsters from Camping
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43
Rock Climbing Residences
Rock Climbing Residences
Ateliereen Viewing Tower Lets You Scale Towards the Summit
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42
The Ring House
The Ring House
Best Private House
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41
Fairytale Forestography
Fairytale Forestography
'An Autumn Story' Places Red Riding Hood at the Edge of the Woods
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40
Huge Horrified Heads
Huge Horrified Heads
Silvas Capitalis by SimpArch is a Forest Dwelling Creation
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39
Camping Couture
Camping Couture
The Dsquared2 Spring 2010 Collection Goes Bushwhacking
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38
Tropical Ecostructures
Tropical Ecostructures
‘Heart of Africa' Biodome Set for Opening at Chester Zoo
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37
Forest-Buried Homes
Forest-Buried Homes
Privacy Reigns Above the City at the Guaruja House in Brazil
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36
Solar Tree Gardens
Solar Tree Gardens
The Bay South Botanical Preserve Will Be Singapore's Largest Biosphere
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35
Luxury Woodland Resorts
Luxury Woodland Resorts
The Blueberry Lake Resort in Quebec Offers Mix Of Nature, Tech and Opulenc
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34
Surrealist Outdoor Architecture
Surrealist Outdoor Architecture
Edward James's Bizarre ‘Las Pozas' Secret Garden
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33
Forests As Lungs
Forests As Lungs
WWF Ad Campaign Compares Deforestation to Cancer
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32
Forest Sprites in Lingerie
Forest Sprites in Lingerie
Agent Provocateur's 'The Call of the Siren' Features Fairy Warrio
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31
Pillar Partitioned Homes
Pillar Partitioned Homes
Secluded, See-Through Living in the Direction House by TNA
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30
Clay-Clad Forest Homes
Clay-Clad Forest Homes
The Parque Humano 'Casa en el Bosque' is a Stunning Place to Live
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29
Fashionable Forest Nymphs
Fashionable Forest Nymphs
Xiaoke Lu's 'Maboo' Shows Ethereal, Spritely Style
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28
Forest-Hidden Flats
Forest-Hidden Flats
The Camouflage House Blends in With Nature
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27
Zombie Forest Fashion
Zombie Forest Fashion
Baldovino Barani for the MILK X 'The Foster Twins' Editorial
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26
Seeking Natural Symbols of Love
Seeking Natural Symbols of Love
Mother Nature Sends Her Love Through Heart Shapes
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25
Open Forest Homes
Open Forest Homes
The JD House by BAK Architects Has an Open Wood Concept
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24
Railroad Homes
Railroad Homes
The Bridge House is Nestled in the Trees of Rural Austrailia
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23
Treetop Castles
Treetop Castles
The Duke of Northumberland's Swanky Forest Mansion
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22
Forest Escape Editorials
Forest Escape Editorials
The Nell Rebowe Photoshoot is a Visual Essay
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21
Eerie Forest Editorials
Eerie Forest Editorials
'Universal Coverage' US Vogue August 2010 is Dark and Gloomy
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20
Evil Forest Fairy Shoots
Evil Forest Fairy Shoots
'Where the Evil Things Grow' by Linas Justice Shows Trouble in Paradise
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19
Woodland Princess Fashion
Woodland Princess Fashion
The Harper's Bazaar Romania ‘Solaris' Shoot
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18
Bewitching Forest Editorials
Bewitching Forest Editorials
'Wizards, Witches & Magic' by Ellen Rogers in i-D December 2009
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17
Nightmarish Childtography
Nightmarish Childtography
Eerie and Macabre Photos of Children Alone in the Woods
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16
Indoor Forest Homes
Indoor Forest Homes
The Elok House Holds an Eco Sanctuary Inside Its Walls
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15
Dead Corpse Photography
Dead Corpse Photography
Todd Baxter Documents a Camping Trip Gone Wrong
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14
Conch Architecture
Conch Architecture
Kotaro Ide's Seashell House Is Nestled in the Forests of Japan
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13
Underground Offices
Underground Offices
Selgas Cano Architecture's Subterranean Work Space
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12
Tree Pods
Tree Pods
Free Spirit Spheres Elevate Outdoor Space
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11
Tree-Integrated Homes
Tree-Integrated Homes
The Atypical Treehouse Incorporates a Fallen Tree into Its Design
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10
Tip-Top Treehouses
Tip-Top Treehouses
Escape Lodges Luxury Hotel Sheds Make Fancy Forest Dwellings
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9
Lumberjack Nudetography
Lumberjack Nudetography
'Cabin Fever' by Cedric Smith Will Have You Fiending for the Forest
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8
Erotic Forest Photoshoots
Erotic Forest Photoshoots
'Forestory' by Michal Janica is Mysteriously Risque
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7
Fashionable Fairytale Shoots
Fashionable Fairytale Shoots
PetOrly's 'Pride and Prejudice' Features Lush Landcapes
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6
Real Fairytale Houses in Trees
Real Fairytale Houses in Trees
Amazon Treehouses
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5
Jungle Architecture
Jungle Architecture
The Lofted Forest Home by Rover Harvey Oshatz Inspired by Music
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4
Forest Nymph Fashion
Forest Nymph Fashion
The Carsten Witte 'Oblivion' Series Centers Around a Dark Fairytale
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3
Forest Canopy Lofts
Forest Canopy Lofts
The Ultimate Tree House Designed by Robert Harvey Oshatz
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2
Sustainable Cabin Architecture
Sustainable Cabin Architecture
Johnson Architects Present the Schell-Wheeler House in the Cascades
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1
Custom Adult Tree Houses
Custom Adult Tree Houses
Baumraum Architects
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