This arch can be seen as a sign of welcome, because about 50m to the back you can enter the meadow area by walking or by cycling from the village street. The symbolic nature of an arch is anchored in many cultures and is rarely interpreted in any other way than “be welcome”, “enter” or even “we are connected”. This is because an arch has a beginning and an end, even if one does not know where one is or the other. You simply decide.
The shape is made out of long 13-year-old hazel rods, all side branches were removed. The individual rods were connected with a soft wire by means of a twisting device and at the same time “bent” by using one’ s own hands and body weight, because a good stability had to be achieved. No other technical elements were used, except for a tree that could be tied in as a support.
The arch connects the river and the bank, and therefore also refers to the elements of nature. In addition, the arch also increases the attractiveness of this place, because a bench and the bridge are connected by the arch to form a unit.