Bicycle Wheel Dome in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Known for its extensive mountain bike trails, the city of Whitehorse, Yukon, is a fitting location for this enormous dome made of bicycle rims. Philippe LeBlond, a bicycle enthusiast, artist, and mechanic, built geodesic artwork from spare parts.

Wheels of various sizes are bound together with plastic cable-ties, creating a spherical structure strong enough to stand on. A single rim stripped of its spokes provides access to the interior, which is inhabited by a large birch tree.

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