Helen & Hard ash trees arrive at the V&A



June 1, 2010

Resembling a group of patients being rushed into an operating theatre on hospital trolleys, the ten Norwegian ash trees for Helen & Hard’s ‘Ratatosk’ climbing structure arrived at the V&A’s John Madejski Garden early yesterday morning.

As a quick reminder, here’s what one of the trees looked like a few weeks ago, as it went under the ‘surgeon’s knife’ of a CNC milling machine:

Dag Strass and Caleb Reed from Helen & Hard Architects accompanied the trees on their journey to the V&A from Norway. The weather dramatically improved today, and the two architects have already made quick work of assembling the core elements of the structure in the blazing spring sunshine of South Kensington:

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