Ode to a remarkable tree: Fagus Sylvatica

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

It was the news we dreaded more than any other. Across various test planes, ‘ratio of residual to decayed wood do not satisfy the Mattheck t/R ratio1‘. Standing like a proud sentry at 30m and estimated to be 120 years old, a remarkable beech in the garden is to be felled. Heartbroken, the painful process has started to take down a majestic living document with which we fell in love the […]