masonry design

Fall 2015:

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Project Spotlight
Grimmwelt Kassel
We’re all familiar with the tales from the Brothers Grimm, the 19th-century German authors whose stories still haunt and entertain us today. Their work still is being adapted into new books, movies, and TV shows today. And the brothers themselves are getting a little more recognition in their home country in the form of a new museum.
By Cory Sekine-Pettite

Challenging The Myths Of Permeable Pavement
With the imminent trouble of urban flooding on the rise, permeable pavement (PP) is quickly gaining notoriety as a sleek and ethical solution. So, let’s challenge the myths of PP and clarify some of the annual, bi-annual, quarterly, and monthly maintenance misinformation surrounding these pavers
By Jonathan Hendy and Pete Baloglou

Design Trends
Things Are Looking Up In Hardscaping
If you were to visit the site of a new building project and were asked to examine the hardscaping design, your natural inclination would be to look down at ground. In most instances, you wouldn’t be wrong in making that choice. But if you were to visit the site of 1200 Seventeenth Street in Washington, D.C., you would be encouraged to focus your gaze upward – to the roof.
By Cory Sekine-Pettite

Columns & Departments

From the Editor