the interlocking technique is an adaptation of the traditional japanese wood joinery technique called  jigoku-gumi (literally, “interlocking hell”). cnc machines will create these notches, making the project both financially feasible and technologically accessible. 

these diagrams demonstrate how the members come together to create a self-supporting structure that emulates the sophistication of our natural habitat. the top tier both facilitates the vertical growth of plants and the nesting of the birds, a tree of trees in many ways.