A running series of Paul Broadhurst’s website articles.
An avid traveler and curious observer, these are the things that Paul is passionate about in the realm of design, people, places and the natural world.
The notion of the bridge as a gangplank spanning the width of the pool was an appealing one. For this to happen, it needed to be slim and lightweight in appearance.
I Did Not Expect to See Red
I was in Ponderosa Pine territory, holed up in a rustic hut for the New Year with my partner, high above the Methow Valley in the Cascade Mountain Range of Washington State.
Art As Inspiration
Kandinsky was a pioneer of abstract art. With his Composition VIII, Kandinsky has a whirling array of shapes and motifs imparting unique visual energy. I, too, became absorbed by the relationships between shapes and the ensuing possibilities of bringing this real-world interpretation to the landscape.
A Glimpse of Shoreline Restoration
Shoreline restoration is starting to come into the general awareness of homeowners and those looking to reconnect with the natural elements in a man-made dominated world.
A spring trip to the ﬂowery grasslands of Yellow Island Preserve in the San Juan Islands provided an opportunity to engage the owners of A Shoreline Re-Imagined and their family with an endangered and very beautiful NW native landscape.