This dynamic, interactive, crossmedia experience tells the stories of urban trees and allows you to participate in all kinds of ways. It invites anyone: schools, families, walkers, tourists… to join the adventure of discovering the forest that’s growing, right here in our city.
and be amazed
Wood Wide Web invites you to open your eyes: look at Brussels as if it were a forest. Through the map and various entries, you can explore it and (re)discover the trees in the city, their stories and specific qualities. The aim is to inspire a sense of wonder: discover their beauty, their role and their character, both inside and out.
Wood Wide Web builds links between trees and a diverse range of players in the cultural, social, scientific and institutional worlds. This community nourishes the growth of the urban forest and offers a whole series of activities around and beneath the trees. Anyone can get involved in these activities in the field.
We invite you to join the adventure. You, too, can add your favourite tree and your media content for others to enjoy. We hope that you will be inspired to join us in helping this urban forest to thrive: you can adopt a tree (or several), take care of a tree, or even plant new ones.
2018 - 2019
Look at Brussels
as a forest
Each of the green dots on the map leads to a file or a full portrait presenting a tree, its identification, role and character.
have to offer
Why are trees essential in a city?
How do they benefit us and the urban environment?
in growing the forest
Add a tree
to the atlas
This tool is the heart of the project. It allows you to: locate trees, access their media content and add your own. The aim: bit by bit, to transform this map into a flourishing jungle…
Identify the tree specie, and geolocate it
Plant a tree
It's possible to plant a tree in the city!
And also, to care for trees.
How to keep it sustainable?
More soon: in late 2018 and spring 2019
The community : Actors in the forest
Our project will only be meaningful if it is a group effort. In time, a whole range of associations, schools, institutions, collectives, artists, media, etc. will find one another on Wood Wide Web.
They place the tree and the forest at the centre of their activity or action. Together, we offer activities in the field: to go out and discover new trees and like-minded people.
, La Vénerie
, Le Jardin Botanique de Meise
, La Fonderie
, Bruxelles nous appartient
, La Monnaie
, Dialogues en Humanités de Bruxelles
, Luc Vandermaelen
, Brigitte Vanopdenbosch
, La Concertation
, Carla Vanparys
, Le Centre le Littérature Jeunesse de Bruxelles
, La Bibliothèque Uccle Centre
, La Bibliothèque de Koekelberg
, la BiblioXL
, Arbre à palabre
, Maison CFC
, La Bibliothèque de Molenbeek
, Bibliothèques et ludothèque d'Auderghem
, Bibliothèque de l'Espace Maurice Carême
, La Voix de la Forêt
, Commune Racine
, Fondation Boghossian - Villa Empain
, Radio Panik
, Sustainable Art
, Simeon Colin
, La Ligue Braille
, Ma Campagne 7° pub
, Ecologies de Bruxelles
, Bruxelles en transition
, Nature et Conscience
, Jardin botanique de Meise
, Société Belge de Dendrologie
, Le Jardinier dans l'âme
, Société Royale Forestière de Belgique
, A.R.B.R.E.S (France)
, Allées Avenues