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Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Developed by artist Michael Brown in collaboration with reclaimed wood specialist Evan Shively, a several-hundred-year-old Douglas fir was split down the center to reveal its rings, immersing visitors in a fascinating study of dendrochronology. The wood of the tree forms the walls of an intimate, contemplative space with a center bench, and the enormous, lacy root structure compels visitors to appreciate the complexity and sheer enormity of this grand, once-living organism.