Message - Re: RE: Building a house around a tree -

    Responses | Architecture Forum | Architecture Students | Architecture Scrapbook | ArchitectureWeek    

Posted by  Gary R on February 05, 2003 at 14:05:58:

In Reply to:  RE: Building a house around a tree - posted by Chris Reid on January 28, 2003 at 15:26:46:

Aside from the health of the tree, I'd be more concerned about the long-term consequences of the root system burrowing beneath the foundation, as well as the threat of the tree toppling onto the roof during a storm. As one who has a tree growing in my small flagstoned courtyard, this weighs on my mind frequently. The tree is bordered on two sides by a wooden fence, and it looms above my garage roof. The shade and sheltering from the north wind is great, but I wonder about the damage that could result to my flagstone paving, or my garage.


ArchitectureWeek     Search     Buildings     Architects     Types     Places     Pix     Free 3D Models     Store     Library

Search by name of Building, Architect, or Place:   
Examples:  "Fallingwater",  "Wright",  "Paris"           Advanced Search


Post a Response -



This is an archive page. Please post continuing discussion to the new Architecture Forums.

To post successfully to the new membership-based DesignCommunity Forums:

    1) Go to the new forums area.
    2) Register with a valid email address.
    3) Receive and respond to the confirmation email.
    4) Then login to the new forum system.


Special thanks to our Sustaining Subscribers including .

Home | Great Buildings | CAD Outpost | DesignWorkshop | Free 3D | Gallery | Search | ArchitectureWeek
This document is provided for on-line viewing only. /discussion/25321.html