Say you’re building a country estate, like the fellows at Willowbrook Park in New Zealand, and you want to add some ambience in the form of a rustic ruin. Ruins are becoming increasingly hard to lay your hands on, what with them being plundered by the likes of William Randolph Hearst, who used them to enhance St. Donat’s Castle in Wales, and San Simeon in California.
What is a poor builder to do? You can’t just go to the local Home Despot and find one. You will need to call Redwood Stone, of course. It’s really incredible what they can do, including winning prizes at the Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows in 2009. Here’s the drawing they submitted for Chelsea 2009, and here’s the finished product, in situ.