Living in California I saw all kinds of trees. Large trees represent power, majesty, and stability. I also noticed the difference between a tree planted by the water and a tree far away from water? The tree next to the water was much healthier and more vibrant. Its fruit and blossoms were the most beautiful. […]
In my front yard I have two large conifer trees. I often wondered how old they are. Have you ever looked at a large, old tree and wondered how long it has been there? It’s hard to believe that, at one point, that gigantic tree was merely a tiny seed. Everything we do are seeds; […]
Next to my home just outside of London there are two massive conifer trees. I often wonder how old they are, their trunks are bigger than the houses and they are as tall as skyscrapers. Have you ever looked at a large, old tree and wondered how long it has been there? It’s amazing to […]
Have you ever noticed the prominent role that trees play in the Bible? In a very real sense the Bible is a story about trees.
Garden Bridge is a proposed pedestrian bridge over the River Thames in London, England. Conceived by the actress Joanna Lumley in 1998 as a memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales and designed by Thomas Heatherwick, working with Arup, The £175m crossing, backed by London mayor Boris Johnson, was projected as a wondrous green oasis floating above the Thames, but opponents and locals are not convinced
From floating schools to unseen plans for an alternative London, a new exhibition showcases the good, the bad and the ugly architectural responses to urban disasters