Category: Case Study & General

New Christmas Tradition to Set in Stone with StoneSet

A popular trend over the last few years is for families to create new Christmas traditions that go above and beyond the typical acts of gift giving. Instead of exchanging one gift or a few small gifts with each family member, such as clothing items or trinkets or toys, often the focus now is on large gifts that address the practical needs of each family member instead of a list of needless wants.

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Detroit Zoo’s New Eco-Friendly Parking Lot Is The Largest of Its Kind Countrywide

In 2016 the Detroit Zoo completed installation of a permeable paving parking lot. The largest of its kind in the United States, this 215-space lot was installed as part of the zoo’s continuing efforts to lead the way on green construction initiatives.However, what the Daily Tribune failed to mention in its coverage is that porous pavement is far from a new invention. In fact, it’s been around since the last century, and it was commonly used all over Europe in buildings as a way to save on costs.

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Flood Alleviation for Retrofit Scheme at ‘Lost’ London River Can Work For You

London is currently undertaking the task of flood control along an old creek bed called Counters Creek. Initially, the streambed became part of the Joseph Bazalgette’s sewer network in the 19th Century. Population growth led to more construction right over the top of this old creek bed and current sewer system. Over the years, this creek was lost in the annals of history but is once again making a name for itself.

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