While humankind hasn’t exactly managed to coexist in harmony with nature, there are various instances from around the world when humans respected nature and gave the necessary space to grow and blossom. These people deserve many awards for their efforts towards helping nature survive.
Here are 10 times that humans respected nature.
1. Let It Grow
We usually see people clearing off trees from their land in order to make space for their houses and other buildings without stopping to think about how necessary they are for our existence. But this family decided to open up their home for this tree and the end result is beautiful.
2. An Oasis
Trees in a desert are rare enough and most contractors are quite heartless in ensuring that nothing gets in the way of their roads. But this one contractor let the tree be and simply adjusted his plans for the road so that it could grow.
3. School In A Tree House
All kids love tree houses and this Kindergarten took it one step further by giving the kids a school built around a tree. This move allows kids to live in harmony with nature and it teaches them that all lives are important.
4. An Urban Jungle
Rather than giving in to the toxicity of concrete, this building’s owners decided to make it a beautiful green oasis in the middle of all the dust and dirt in the city. The architectural ingenuity at play here is breathtaking, to say the least.
5. House And Green House Combined
These people clearly love nature and they’ve managed to incorporate that into this little getaway as well. The cylindrical shape and the glass walls allow enough space and sunshine for the tree to flourish.
6. Casa Vogue, Brazil
Some believe that houses should be ultra modern with the latest technologies and maybe just a few decorative plants. But this house clearly proves that nature will only add on to the beauty and warmth of your home.
7. Building Gateways
Kudos to this architect who built a sturdy wall and still kept this tree in mind while doing so! He definitely should be given an award for his clever thinking.
8. The Care They Deserve
It would have probably cost the owners less time and money if they just had the trees removed but they recognized the need for greenery on our planet. By giving them space and protection to grow to their full potential, they’re doing their bit for the environment.
9. Fenced In
Protection for houses is important and this person saw the potential of using the tree to shield his house while also letting it live and grow.
10. Showing Her The Respect She Deserves
Without Mother Nature, life as we know it wouldn’t exist and the architect here clearly worked hard to prove that having trees around doesn’t mean that you can’t have a wonderful view. The design of the house allows the trees to blend in perfectly.