Guardian Spirit

An Inner Balance – Man and Nature

An Inner Balance – Man and Nature

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For the ancient Greek civilisation the natural landscape was considered sacred, literally the ‘landscape of the gods’ It was not just a parcel of land surrounding a man made construction, but a holy place one embodying and reflecting the character of the God. Within each part of the landscape the…

Man and Nature

Man and Nature

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At the heart of ancient Greek philosophy was a conviction that any architectural intervention must be in harmony with, and respective of nature. The environment was literally a ‘landscape of the gods’. It was a holy place reflecting the character of the genius loci, or guardian spirit.  Whether in the…