Presentation at The School of Fine Art – April 2014

Andrés Rúa gave an inspiring talk about the status of the wood industry in Puerto Rico to students of the School of Fine Arts In Old San Juan on 23rd April 2014. More at www.nuestramadera.org

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Above we see a mango tree that has been dumped after felling, perhaps because it was near a house, or near and electric line. A lot of fine hardwood in Puerto Rico is being thrown away and Nuestra Madera is highlighting this terrible waste and attempting to do something about it.

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Marx Rosado, Professor of Industrial Design at the School of Fine Art. Marx is encouraging his students to use materials that are local and sustainable. 

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