For this winter’s Channel Gardens installation, Future Green Studio has continued its annual theme of an agricultural journey through historic New York. With a modernized, urban approach to the traditional concept of a woodshed, the central feature integrates the rustic materiality of stacked birch logs with distinctly contemporary pops of blue, fusing an idealized nostalgia for the rural past of Manhattan with the constructed artificiality of the present. Made from sustainably-sourced timber and recycled decking, the hut is simultaneously a refuge from the cold, a beacon of light, and an unexpected quirk nestled within Rockefeller Center. Surrounded by a thicket of native and adapted shrubs and perennials, the design evokes both the enchantment of a fairytale and the neon allure of a sleepless city.
- Channel Gardens January 2021
- Channel Garden January 2021 - Hut by Future Green