The garden architect had already planned a heather garden with more or less exotic plants for as far the environment of Leeuwarden, Friesland is concerned. This gave Lucien den Arend an opportunity to make a natural sculpture which actually belong in the soil of this part of the Netherlands. At the same time there would be a clear contrast - especially for the horticulturalists among us - between the two approaches to designing a garden.

01 Leeuwarden Medisch Centrum garden - Netherands and the environmental sculpture of Lucien den Arend - his public sculptures ordered by the city of Leeuwarden - pollarded willow (Salix Alba) circle

pollarded circle - 1985|1986 - willows (Salix Alba) and white latex - Ø1800 cm -  Medisch Centrum LeeuwardenThe Netherlands