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STONE CONSERVATION NEW YORK CITY

stone conservation

stone conservation

stone conservation

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My friend Sergio is making New York City more beautiful by restoring and creating new architectural stone ornaments, reliefs, figures, gargoyles and public monuments. I like how they are not entirely symmetrical and organic.
Besides stone conservation Sergio is currently working on a documentary about atlantic rain forest. Sergio writes: “Some areas of the Atlantic Forest have been designated by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve because of their outstanding biological distinctiveness. Others, equally distinctive, beautiful and rich in species diversity and endemism, are still unprotected.
Until interrupted by human encroachment, continuous areas of forest extended for thousand of miles, linking the Great Araucaria Forest of Southern Brazil to the Amazon jungle. Many plants and animals have evolved travelling throughout the tropical and temperate zones of the New World. This flow is essential to maintaining the rich gene pool and species diversity of the area. The fragmentation of these forests places many species, including some existing only there, under critical threat of extinction”.
Webite for the film: ATLANTIC FOREST 911

CATEGORIES:   ART, RESTORE,

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Posted by DESIGN SQUISH on February 09, 2009


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ana
 on  02/10  at  12:28 PM

This is gorgeous!
 on  07/13  at  10:53 PM

I guess that to get the business loans from banks you ought to have a great motivation. But, once I have got a term loan, just because I was willing to buy a bike.

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