British Artist Builds a Forest of PVC TreesAndrew Tarantola11/23/11 12:00amFiled to: ArtDesignPlasticTreesPVCtom pricetwitter12EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThis light-dappled glen of pale trees isn't a scene out of the next Avatar flick, it's an awe-inspiring stand of plastic Cherry trees created by designer Tom Price.AdvertisementThe installation, called Cherry Tree, is constructed wholly from PVC piping and cable ties. Reportedly, the artist drew his inspiration a visit to the US capital last spring during the National Cherry Blossom fesitval. These images are from the Industry Gallery in Washington D.C last month.Price used a special tools to heat and bend the pipes into the shapes of trunks and branches, while fusing cross-sections of pipe together into canopies. "I like to think of myself as working in collaboration with materials, processes and phenomena and that the final physical outcome is a product of mutual consent," Price told the Industry Gallery recently. [Dezeen] You can keep up with Andrew Tarantola, the author of this post, on Twitter or Google+.