Wrapped around a redwood tree in New Zealand, this cocoon of sustainably harvested pine and poplar slats—a treehouse restaurant, in fact—plays host to what must be a most ethereal dining experience.

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Wrapped around a redwood tree in New Zealand, this cocoon of sustainably harvested pine and poplar slats—a treehouse restaurant, in fact—plays host to what must be a most ethereal dining experience. The open-slat design allows light to filter in by day; at night, light emanates from inside, visually setting the cocoon and walkway ablaze.

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Fri, Apr 19, 2013 8:01 PM EDT