Old-Meets-New in Modern Renovation of An Old Church
This neglected church, once part of the Sant Francesc Convent, was renovated by Catalan architect David Closes. Located in the town of Santpedor, Spain, it was the last building standing from the convent and was badly in need of repair. The project turned the former church into an auditorium and multifunctional space for cultural events.
The Olive Tree of Vouves, Crete is the oldest known olive tree on Earth, with a tree ring age of at least 2,000 years. Carbon daters have estimated it to be about 4,000 years old, and it still produces tasty olives today. It is not particularly tall as olive trees go, and is 15 feet thick at it's gnarled base. The trunk is magnificently swirled, knotted, and bulbous.
Life without Suz would be two dimensional as like 'the mud hut ' analogy ie once an African child who is content with existence there as thinks that's all there is , is then conveyed to a Western city to a luxury home and see's how our infrastructure makes life so comparatively easy ie simple things like water out a tap instead of a four mile hike to lug back ,or fully stocked shelves in a supermarket ,instead of three hour queue for a handful of rice /they could never return to their old…