The Bird Apartment - Collective Housing For 78 Birds and One Human.
This a an unusual treehouse designed by Japanese design firm Nendo for the Ando Momofuku Center, a facility devoted to promoting and increasing access to nature activities. The facility is located in a forest in Komoro City in Japan's mountainous Nagano Prefecture. Nendo's treehouse is designed to be collective housing for many birds and one person.
On one side, the treehouse has entrances to 78 nest spaces for birds:
The other side has an entrance for one person, who can look into the birds' nests from inside the treehouse:
photos by Masaya Yoshimura / Daici Ano