I always appreciate Brad’s collection of good news stories!
This week Awesome Stories brings you a living church, joyful connections, net-zero offices, empowering photography and a sewing service.
Barry Cox created a 100 seat church made from living trees. He carefully trained the trees to grow into the design he wanted for his outdoor church building. It looks wonderful and I would love to experience the feeling of being inside a living building. Good architecture invites a connection with nature, but actually creating your structure from living trees is a whole new level! For now, the church has iron framing, but as the trees mature and fill in the walls and roof, the iron will be removed leaving only trees! Originally, Barry built the church to be his personal retreat, but due to popularity has opened his Tree Church to the public. He added 3 acres of gardens to compliment the church for visitors and…
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