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Acorn / Sustainable Bird Shelter

Acorn
Acorn

Acorn is a biodegradable outdoor wall lampshade designed to create a harmonious dwelling environment for both humans and birds. With the acorn-formed cavity structure, this design welcomes the resident birds to nest in cold seasons. The accordion structure enables Acorn to be conveniently assembled or replaced and prevents birds from getting hurt by heat radiation. It is a warm shelter for birds and a beautiful wall lampshade for humans.

University

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, United States

Wenxi Qi,
Rochester Institute of Technology

Hengbo Zhang,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Xinyue Guo,
Rochester Institute of Technology

Yanhui Ban,
Art Center College of Design