Twenty-four miniature disaster relief tents cantilevered off the railing gracing a bridge
Twenty-four miniature disaster relief tents cantilevered off the railing gracing a bridge

A mysterious world is floating somewhere downtown San Jose. Not only can you see it, but you can also hear it if you listen carefully enough.

Where is this “Floating World” located?

Who is responsible for this most colorful and peculiar of tent cities?

And, most importantly, what does it mean…?

Twenty-four miniature disaster relief tents cantilevered off the railing gracing a bridge
Twenty-four miniature disaster relief tents cantilevered off the railing gracing a bridge
 The tent designs are fashioned after FEMA relief shelters, and are scaled for birds.
The tent designs are fashioned after FEMA relief shelters, and are scaled for birds.
Each tent interior contains a speaker or microphone and lantern. The tents are a conflation of human and bird design elements.
Each tent interior contains a speaker or microphone and lantern. The tents are a conflation of human and bird design elements.
Hint: Is that the Adobe building in the background?
Hint: Is that the Adobe building in the background?
Take a stroll to check it out...
Take a stroll to check it out...