Professor bares plan to save trees

December 15, 2010

ANGELES CITY — A college professor has bared a road perspective which is expected to save full-grown acacia trees along the MacArthur Highway otherwise known as the Manila North Road particularly in the City of San Fernando.

Architect Edgar Salas, an Architecture professor at Holy Angel University, said the trees lined up along the lateral portions of the national highway will be spared from the road widening program of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) if service strips or service roads are constructed.

Salas said the service strips or the space between the trees and the private lots along the national road may serve as loading and unloading areas of public utility vehicles.

But the private individuals who own the lots along the road may also share portions of their properties to expand the strip into two lanes, according to Salas.

The school professor even cited one of Architect Thomas Fisher’s 14 environmental design principles that the ecological diversity should not be sacrificed by infrastructure development.

“Instead of reducing it, you improve it,” Salas said.

He said that trees should be considered at all times when constructing buildings or roads.

Salas also stressed that the city will be exposed to flooding if the trees were removed from the highway saying full-grown acacias, commonly known as Rain Trees, absorb big volume of floodwaters during rainy season.

Aside from this, Salas also mentioned the hazard to people crossing the wide streets if the trees were cut.

In Barangay Sindalan in the City of San Fernando, where the trees were cut and the road was expanded, people have to cross about six lanes or 30 meters to get to the other side of the highway, he said.

The trees are natural canopy, which protects commuters and motorists from ultra-violet rays aside from the clean air they emit, Salas added.


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