A gate into Hooke Park in Dorset built as part of my masters dissertation project titled: "Slow Joinery: Design with Adaptive Growth".

The sitka spruce pole making up the rail of the gate currently has to be lifted on and off the posts in order to gain access. The gate's hinges are built around alder saplings. These will act as posts when they have grown enough to support the gate; at which point the rail can be cut in the middle and each side can be swung open.

FUTURE GATE