How long does it take to grow a hotel?

Admittedly this is a bit of a strange question to ask. However, when you are considering using wood products in your buildings, this question might come up in discussions – especially when clients think about resource depletion issues. As it turns out, the entire amount of wood required for a 50,000 s.f. hotel in the […] Read more..

Videos of the October Snowstorm

I finally got around to downloading the raw image data from a webcam that I installed in the backyard. My original plan was that I could assemble them into a time-lapse video all the way through the snowstorm. As it turned out, we lost power for two days and – for two more days – […] Read more..

The beauty of the snowstorm

The recent snowstorm was not just about downed trees, power outages and other minor or major inconveniences. It also created quite beautiful landscapes. Here’s my selection of some of my images/paintings showing local scenes. If you want any of these as prints, feel free to go to my gallery on Imagekind.

A bad year for trees around here

Although the year is by no means over at the time of this posting (November 1st), I am sincerely hoping that this is the extent of tree damage that we’ll see around here (in Western Massachusetts) in 2011. Compared to past years, it surely has been a bad year for (particularly urban) trees. This post […] Read more..