From 8th June until December 2015 the TREExOFFICE will be available for businesses and community groups to rent. All income generated will be invested back into Hackney’s parks and green spaces and local community groups will be able to book the space free of charge at weekends.


Live tweets from TREExOFFICE via @HOXTONxTREE Tweet us at @HOXTONxTREEusing the hashtags #TREExOFFICE #2DegreesFestival #parkhack

Design to accommodate additional programming:

+ can be adapted for aerial yoga classes (profits-sharing between yoga teacher and tree; tree hires yoga teacher; or yoga teacher pays rent)

+ reduces compacting of soil around tree

+ provides a garage-space earth-room for ground level production and ground based programming

+ can be extended to incorporate a community kitchen demonstrating closed-system waste-to-energy process that are harness for food preparation (including anaerobic digester; biochar pyrolysis) in addition to other THE KITCHEN IS CLOSED

installation/deinstallation requirements:
+ can be installed/de-installed without heavy equipment (to minimize soil compaction and root damage)

+ (ideally) some or all of the can be installed/de-installed by CHILDxLABOR in choreographed musical installation process

+ has net positive impacts; promotes habitat and environmental health

Revenue Models (see Business Model Canvas)

+ “gym membership” models with peak time pricing

+ online booking and profits are allocated for the benefit of the tree

Promotional requirements and human job descriptions:

+ xCLINIC promotions that demonstrate mutualistic systems design by cross-promote business, public sector and natural systems simultaneously

+ lists job advertisement for Lorax 2.0,: “then next generation Lorax is entrepreneurial and encouraging, positively engaging co-workers

+ and uses ongoing social media tree tweets to cross-promotes the redesign and re-imagination of our collective relationship to natural systems

+ Promotes the development of TREExOFFICExPARK using this as a model; e.g. NY TREExOFFICExPARK is a series of TREExOFFICES on the perimeter of INWOOD HILL PARK, Manhattans only remaining original woodlands, and accessible to the A-train

+ Promotes TREExOFFICE as a platform for participation in the COP21 in PARIS 2015, this provides a facility to OCCUPY TREES

Workspace Requirements

+ high speed internet (supplied to whole park area courtesy of tree); ( scheduled internet free times for offline unpack work)

+ supplies dc power for 7-15 laptops and cellphone

+ power generation visible/legible so people understand how and from where the power in generated

+ ideally a variety of workstations that encourage dynamic ergonomics and active working positions (e.g. saddle on branch; standing benches; BIRDxSTUDY (22deg lean station)

+ can be configured for small group/conference presentation/discussion and individual work

+ maximizes profits and other benefits

+ optional projection screen suitable for shared display and teleconferencing (see MOTHxCINEMA)

+ recognizes the Internet of fungus

+ active in promoting Internet-of-LIVING-things

+ may recruit testimonials and/or participation from humans and other intelligent creatures to evaluate the benefits of working in a tree (vs conventional work spaces)