Bird netting has come under fire recently – with photos like this Tasmanian salmon netting. We take a look at this medical facility in St Leonards where bird netting would have been unsightly, especially if birds were to become entangled. A far smarter solution is to stop birds being able to pick up the stone using Pour’On gravel binder – retaining the buildings modern, cleaner look
It’s thirsty work being a tree in the pub beer garden! We take a look at this water smart installation of StoneSet DIY kits to pave sections of the courtyard at the Crossroads Hotel Narrabri. There were a number of unexpected advantages using StoneSet on this project. Mainly – locals, visitors and even trees can now quench their thirst in leafy comfort
Innovative subsurface drainage solution using porous paving! We take a look at this library foyer, with porous paving as effectively one large draining surface. Rain channeled to larger drainage gravel pits, to stormwater services below.
Landscaping form and function! StoneSet’s natural ‘Tan’ stone chosen specifically for pathways at a community park in Berrima to “preserve and maintain it’s heritage style by utilising an appropriate palette of materials and colours.”
The 2020 search phase “Coronavirus near me” will undoubtedly dwarf the number of 2019 google searches for “Fires near me”, which came in as the most popular trending phrase of the year on google by Australians at the end of 2019.
Australia’s spending habits have changed dramatically during April 2020. We review some of the more popular DIY paving projects home owners have taken on as they remain house-bound during lock down.
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.
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.
Porous paving, at first glance, looks like the sort of technology we would create in response to many of the conditions we face in the modern-day. Continue reading “How Old is Porous Paving?”