Sketch with a living building with digestive system

Could new buildings be designed to be alive and have stomachs. Creatures that give us shelter, heat and electricity, while handling organic waste from surrounding areas, while turning it into rich soil

Sketch for a living tree house high rise

Text and illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Wow that is a strange building, I looked at my sketch and idea I just made a fast drawing of. Somehow it gave a new meaning to the concept of “living architecture” – Because this high rise tree house has a complete intestine – It’s a house with a digestive system

Drawing of process from garden cut off to feeding living house with organic material and extracting new soil. idea by Frits Ahlefeldt
Garden and tree cut off are used to feed the building, and together with the extra materials from the inhabitants of the tree house, new soil, electricity and heat is produced. Is it alive?

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