Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

Barry Cox is not only a devout Catholic, he’s also an amazingly talented artist and designer. As a little boy, the New Zealand native served as an altar boy and even had dreamed of being the Pope one day. However, as he grew older, he found his calling in gardening. Barry started a gardening company, but wait until you the work that he does. It’s truly one-of-a-kind.
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside
You see, Barry has combined his strong faith with his creative talents to create something truly astonishing.
When he was younger, Barry spent a lot of his time traveling and touring the world. He had a special love for visiting the famous churches all across the globe. From Notre Dame to St. Paul’s Cathedral, Barry has seen it all, and it’s obvious that these historical cathedrals have influenced his work.
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

Barry created a living cathedral on three acres of lush green lawns. Using some of the most beautiful trees in the world, Barry’s company, Treelocations, created a wonderful masterpiece to behold. He used a powerful hydraulic spade to uproot and replant matures trees on the property. It took him 4 years to create this.
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

The entrance to the cathedral is warm and friendly. It’s very welcoming. Take a look at the traditional roof that uses lush, natural materials.
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

The iron frame gives the church a classic shape. The ceiling consists of Laciniata trees, and the walls are built from Leptospernum trees which provide a dark rich color.
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

The interior of the church is great for natural light as sunlight shines through the canopy. This eliminates any need for electric lighting. The altar is made from imported Italian marble.
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

The stunning landscape of the grounds is truly what pushes this already impressive church over the top. With a brilliant use of flowers, decorative hedges, and trails, the property alone is a sight worth seeing.
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

He even constructed a “Labyrinth Maze.”
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

No matter where you are on the property, you get a beautiful sight.
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

Barry created the garden for his own pleasure, but it’s been frequently used as a dream destination for weddings and other large events.
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

How could any bride resist walking down this aisle?
Man spends 4 years building a church using only living trees. Take a look inside

The following video is a quick tour of this unique church.