He did an installation for the Kohler Art Center in Sheboygan WI. By weaving tree saplings and branches together, Dougherty creates majestic shelter sculptures. Like willow domes or other arboreal structures.
Trees are grown and bent to create incredible living structures at the University of Stuttgart’s Institute of Basics in Modern Architectural Design. The students working on the project plant fast-growing trees like willows and shape them around steel support systems, testing their elasticity to see whether this building technique could be a viable way to make cities greener.