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Ede my site specific sculptures revisited (Lucien den Arend)
Taxodium Distichum, swamp cypress or bald cypress as site specific sculpture.
The row of swamp cypresses I planted along the one hundred meters long channel had grown quite well during the last fifteen years. Their girth had reached about 150 centimeters; and their 'knees' or aerial roots had also grown to proportions above my expectations. The next pictures will show that. In my lecture which I gave, around 1991, to the people who live in the area, I showed pictures of mature Bald Cypress trees in their natural habitat in the south east of the United States; I told them that their great grand children may get to see my trees starting to look like that. But actually they are coming along quite well.
Coming from the north, I noticed that the eighty meters long retaining wall looked
reeds help strengthen connection with the water - urban oasis - 1989/1993 - environment with swamp cypresses and retaining walls, center De Rietkampen, Ede