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Hello Wood Christmas Tree

Hello Wood Christmas Tree

Sadler's Yard

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A uniquely designed 11m Christmas designed by renowned Hungarian architects Hello Wood and commissioned by NOMA to launch Manchester’s brand new public square.

Sitting at the centre of Sadler’s Yard, the bespoke art installation weights almost 8 tonnes and will be fully recycled after Christmas and used to construct The Pilcrow, a new pub being built by hand on site. Local volunteers will work together to build the pub by hand in a nod to the community spirit under-pinning NOMA’s heritage.

The logs will be sawn in to a variety of sizes and cross sections in order to provide as many possibilities for future use. Some of the material will be used as work benches, with other parts used for furniture, flooring, wall coverings and traditional pub games

The tree, which includes approximately 8m2 of wood and 4.5 tons of metal plates, took three weeks to prepare in Hungary and five days to build in Manchester. 

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