«For in times to come, we will have to find a responsive and sensitive balance between the still-usuable skills and wisdom of the past and sustainable products and inventions of the 21st century.»

Lloyd Kahn, 1973, The Book of Shelter
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Preparation for the fine willow skeinwork

Preparation for the fine willow skeinwork

‘Braiding is watching with your fingers’, says Esmé Hofman one of the few professional basket weavers in Europe practicing the very fine type of basketry called willow skeinwork. The material for this work is obtained by cleaving a long willow rod in three or four with a special wooden cleave. The long strips of willow...
How to create space in cities for nature?

How to create space in cities for nature?

Ecoloog Harmen Venema laat zien in een korte wandeling door de wijk Rotsoord, hoe het natuur eigen gang vind als er ruimte en simpele conditie voor worden gemaakt. gedocumenteerd door Dima Stefanova