The Winter lecture series at the Architectural Association’s Woodland Campus at Hooke Park, has been announced. I am pleased to be part of the line up this year. I will be talking about woodland culture and the making of The New Sylva on Wednesday 2nd December. Read more about theContinue Reading

Maple Massacre - a repeatedly-flailed field maple (Acer campestre) in an English hedgerow. Lumix GX7, 25mm, f1.4, 1/1000sec, ISO125, -0.7step, tripod.

I’ve been waiting patiently for the leaves on this field maple to fall after it was flailed again this Summer. The repeated flailing of this hedgerow maple has resulted a fantastic yet sorry form that only shows the resilience of trees to human hand. See more of my tree photosContinue Reading

Gabriel Hemery signing The New Sylva

With the official publication day just over one week away, the authors have been preparing by signing copies pre-ordered via the online shop of the Sylva Foundation. Continue Reading

Global Forest change Earth view

Scientists used Earth observation satellite data to map global forest cover discovering that while there had been a gain of 0.8 million square kilometers over twelve recent years (2000-12), almost three times as much forest cover had been lost (2.3 million square kilometers) in the same period.Continue Reading