Andy Goldsworthy

      Goldsworthy: 1. Level stacked. 2. Usually built by other hands–he has a team of masons/wallers who do his stone work, and he has stated many times that he respects the fact that they have a skill he lacks, that of stone fitting. 3. His cairns are usually...

oldest building method

Dry Stone Wall construction: the oldest building method?   MOST of the oldest standing man-made structures are built out of stone. Pyramids, megaliths, these ones are well known. But plenty of other ones exist. If you go to the wikipedia page for the oldest buildings...

Devine Escapes enters it’s 8th year in business

Founded in late winter 2007, this year marks the beginning of my 8th year in business.   Good karma, from day one. So I was working for a landscaper back in 2006. We were doing a job in Gladwyne Pennsylvania, planting flower bulbs for the spring. I noticed the...
On the transformitive power of stone

On the transformitive power of stone

Visionary Dry Stone Sculpture: The transition of Devin Devine   The Transitional Phase   For years masonry and hardscaping was what I did for money, art was what I did when I had free time. My drawings and writings during this time could be described as surreal,...