If we surrendered to earth’s
intelligence we could rise up
rooted like trees – Rainer Maria Rilke

The design intention is a “Forum of Excellence” a cultural expression, that celebrates individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to benefit South African society and the environment.

Celebrating the work of LAND ARTIST STRIJDOM VAN DER MERWE, who is the inspiration of this work about his publication “Sculpting the land” – Strijdom van der Merwe, published the first edition, first impression 2005.

It’s changing how we think about the earth and cultivate natural resources. The use of materials should be native to the site, to promote sustainability. In essence, it is a vernacular expression of construction materials at the source, of which we have enough in Africa.

Location: Cape Town