Design Boom is holding a "Green Life" competition
, for which they're soliciting revolutionary architecture and design proposals with an environmental theme.One such proposal comes from a slew of crafty Germans, Oliver Storz, Ferdinand Ludwig, and Hannes Schwertfeger
, who've incorporated living trees into their structures. Their "Botany Building" pairs the elasticity of living trees with the strength of steel and concrete, and it looks stunning.More photos here. Via Inhabitat.