THE VALUE OF GREEN (TREES) IS UNDERRATED

When I see a denuded house block, a new planning subdivision, a city with buildings but no greenery, I don’t see ‘progress’. I don’t feel good.  I feel alienated, cold, repelled.  Yet, seeing the same house block or subdivision two years, later with rapidly growing green trees softening the appearance of the new building or the subdivision, breaking up the rigid verticals of the constructed houses, or a similar city with trees along the footpaths, I have a completely different feeling.  I feel softer, warmer, welcomed, relaxed, even happy.Read More »