‘Birch Dome’

Birch wood and coach screws

2m high, 2m diameter.

In the past, when road transport was more difficult, logs would have been floated down rivers, including the Wye. 'Birch' forms a 'shelter' from a long flexible 'string' of wood, that could be floated down the river, before being coiled up to form a structure on the riverbank. 'Birch' is made with the same (flexible) joint used in 'A River and a Tree' and originally in 'Passing through No Man's Land' in Fukuoka, Japan.