12 Times Humans Respected Mother Nature

12 Times Humans Respected Mother Nature

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As humans ‘progress’ and spread in our earthly quest of constructing roads, buildings and new technology, nature and the wilds are often treated as second rate. Trees, forests, and natural landscape is often carelessly torn up or removed to make way for new businesses, homes, factories and transportation.

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EmilysQuotes.Com-wisdom-relationship-Earth-nature-understanding-Ancient-Native-American-proverbEven near where I live archers of land is clear cut in order to make way for construction projects that sometimes are delayed or even canceled all together making the destruction pointless.

When we do need to construct something perhaps we can learn from these designers who found a way to respect nature while still accomplishing their goals. It may take a little extra work but future generations will thank us for preserving the world they live on.

Just remember that the earth is not given to you my your parents, it is loaned to you by your children.

Preserving the earth and respecting nature is growing in popularity and believe it or not, we are starting to make a difference. Here are 12 times that humans got things right. We respected our mother and preserved nature for the future.

1. Ring Around A Tree, Tokyo, Japan

via Tezuka Architects
via Tezuka Architects

2. The Tea House, Shanghai, China

via Archi-Union
via Archi-Union

3. Tree In The House, Almaty, Kazakhstan

via A. Masow Architects
via A. Masow Architects

4. The Tree and the Fence-

This one may seem simple but the when this person decided to build a fence they decided that the tree was important enough to compensate for. I bet it took extra work and planning but the tree didn’t need to be cut down.

via imgur / smallstone
via imgur / smallstone

 5. This villa in Izmir, Turkey

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via reddit / smartforever
via reddit / smartforever

6. Private residence, West Virginia

Just because you want to live near nature doesn’t mean you need to cut it down. Here is a great example how even smaller trees were honored in the construction of a private residence.

via Travis Price Architects
via Travis Price Architects

7. Apartments in Poland that incorporate the surrounding forest into their design.

via Piotr Fuora / W Drzewach
via Piotr Fuora / W Drzewach

8. Casa Vogue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This is just beautiful.

via Architectism
via Architectism

9. Private residence, Austin, Texas

via Facebook / Matt Fajkus Architecture, LLC
via Facebook / Matt Fajkus Architecture, LLC

10. 25 Green, Turin, Italy

via Beppe Giardino / Arch Daily
via Beppe Giardino / Arch Daily

11. Private residence, Los Angeles, California

via Ethan Pines / New York Times
via Ethan Pines / New York Times

12. Casa Corallo, Guatemala

via Paz Arquitectura
via Paz Arquitectura

 

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Kirsten is a writer who loves to practice vipassana meditation, yoga, travel, and learning about nature, consciousness, and how to make the world a better place. Her current interests involve studying and practicing flow, staying In Flow, and recognizing the natural flow of the universe. Kirsten loves to learn about the holistic healing arts. She is also interested in ancient cultures and practices such as Druidism. Kirsten is honored to be apart of such an incredible movement of love and heart centered living in this world.