Paved surfaces: construction details for landscape & garden design Part 1

Paved surfaces: construction details for landscape & garden design Part 1

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Paved surfaces: construction details for landscape and garden design part 1

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This webinar, in two parts will cover the fundamentals of paved surfaces. Whether natural stone, porcelain gravel or homogenous bound systems.

It will consider the benefits and problems associated with each, their specification, selection and detailing for construction.

Construction methods and details will be shown for most typical applications.

Part 1:

Types of sub bases and thicknesses

What is bedding, the common types and what is appropriate

Bound vs unbound

Permeable and impermeable

Clay pavers

Natural stone

Paving patterns, generating paving plans

Balancing joints

Part 2:

Gravels and retaining systems

Slip resistance and paving on slopes

Regulations for ramped, sloped and stepped paving

Basic drainage considerations

Considerations when selecting and using Porcelain paving

Installation methods for porcelain

Constructing a paved surface in difficult places, root zones, sensitive sites and over made up ground


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