The symbiosis of wood and stone is compelling, both in nature and in architecture.
At first the timeless solidity of a rock appears to be no match for the organic softness of wood.
But clearly the trees find stability, and hold on.
Without the trees, this landscape would look barren, at best a symbol for an unachievable perpetuity, an abstraction, like a Japanese Zen garden.
Sometimes, wood and stone seem to merge and become one, only different on the scale of time.