Concept Plypod featuring epiphytic small tree Griselinia lucida.

Concept Plypod featuring epiphytic small tree Griselinia lucida.

Pollen Treebone cast onsite in pumiceous white concrete to complement The Cape Rienga White Rata - alive and well in her 7th year.

Pollen Treebone cast onsite in pumiceous white concrete to complement The Cape Rienga White Rata - alive and well in her 7th year.

Epiphytic White rata - Metrosideros bartlettii toughing it out on a rooftop garden.

Epiphytic White rata - Metrosideros bartlettii toughing it out on a rooftop garden.

Epiphytic Kapuka - Griselinia lucida grown from cutting over pumice to expose root formation.

Epiphytic Kapuka - Griselinia lucida grown from cutting over pumice to expose root formation.

Epiphytic Northern Rata - Metrosideros robusta, growing in Pollen Plypod - above ground tree propagation frame.

Epiphytic Northern Rata - Metrosideros robusta, growing in Pollen Plypod - above ground tree propagation frame.

The amazing aerial roots of epiphytic White Rata - Metrosideros bartlettii growing over purpose built shrine in Auckland NZ.

The amazing aerial roots of epiphytic White Rata - Metrosideros bartlettii growing over purpose built shrine in Auckland NZ.

Concept epiphytic tree sculpture in cast concrete. Northern Rata is a naturally occurring NZ epiphyte capable of forming an immense trunk from it fused aerial roots.

Concept epiphytic tree sculpture in cast concrete. Northern Rata is a naturally occurring NZ epiphyte capable of forming an immense trunk from it fused aerial roots.

An urban scale epiphytic tree sculpture concept. This precast concrete sculpture promotes the ultimate tri-trunked form and provides shelter for the passer by.

An urban scale epiphytic tree sculpture concept. This precast concrete sculpture promotes the ultimate tri-trunked form and provides shelter for the passer by.

A mate brought this lil' guy back from Japan for me, the home of Shrine tree appreciation.

A mate brought this lil' guy back from Japan for me, the home of Shrine tree appreciation.

In 1996 I designed this representation of NZ Northern Rata as the centre piece of the natural environment exhibition and Te Papa NZ's national museum. Still a favourite today.

In 1996 I designed this representation of NZ Northern Rata as the centre piece of the natural environment exhibition and Te Papa NZ's national museum. Still a favourite today.

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