Bird’s Nest at the Clemson University Botanical Gardens


Clemson Clay Nest is a public land art installation by Bavarian artist Nils-Udo. It was constructed in the botanical gardens at Clemson University in South Carolina in 2005.

Bird’s Nest (4) 

The nest was built with the assistance of numerous students and other volunteers using 80 tons of pine logs harvested from the local Oconee County pine plantation and hundreds of bamboo stocks that were carefully organized into a circular structure dug in gardens rich red clay.

Bird’s Nest (1) 

Bird’s Nest (2) 

Bird’s Nest (3) 


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