|Model of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory|
It's truly amazing that each of these buildings are built entirely of natural materials. The detail on the architecture is incredible, especially knowing it's created from dried plant parts. This is the famous statue on top of Grand Central Terminal train station in New York City:
And this is the Guggenheim Museum:
Here are some of the other structures, each one beautifully surrounded by orchids, cyclamen, kalanchoe, ferns, mosses and other plants:
|Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island|
|Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and more|
And the new addition this year is the Trans World Airline (TWA) Flight Center at John F. Kennedy Airport. Complete with planes, runway and terminal building:
If you live in the area, you still have time to see the show. It runs through January 9th at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. For more information, you can check it out on their website. Also look for a link on that page which provides a "behind the scenes" glance at how they put it all together. It's fascinating and beautiful!