morning in a 'Corbusian' Japanese neighborhood
a winter day in a small Japanese neighborhood by the trolley station

December 2022

nature has something in store for the gardener who loses their temper
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how an entire Japanese city was transformed into a parking lot

November 2022

I wondered why Juanjuan was so excited to see it. We had been friends for twelve years, after meeting along the tree-lined streets of his old Poblenou…
roots deep, branches out, that's what the forest is about

October 2022

Standing in the meadow, Newton’s silver mop of hair whirled around, causing a lock of it to settle down over his eyes. The wind was playing games with…
The Bomunsan Forest Protocols (BFPs) are concepts for the ecological cities of tomorrow, according to the wisdom of our elder trees.
This week feels like the front edge of a really busy season for us. Busy, but also inspiring and enjoyable in its own way. I want to share some concepts…

September 2022

This week, a simple ‘what if’ scenario… This one is inspired by a visit to the Japanese alpine village of Urugi [read about it here] where this scenario…
The Bomunsan Forest Protocols (BFPs) are concepts for the ecological cities of tomorrow, according to the wisdom of our elder trees.
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Can tiny neighborhood cafes become a reality in the United States?