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.
The next time you enter your business, take a moment to look at the exterior. If the entrance and landscaping look outdated or ordinary, potential customers may just walk on by. To attract new business and provide a greater, aesthetic experience for your customers, consider the modern trend of placemaking.
Loose gravel and garden stones are very popular in the landscaping world. They look nice, add dimension and they are easier to maintain then mulch. But you may not always consider it for your larger projects, as it may seem too costly in both actual cost and in time. StoneSet is however, an affordable solution and can be laid quite quickly – with 150m2 easily installed per day.
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) was established in 2002 as the country’s authority on sustainable buildings, communities and cities. The organisation’s vision is to “create healthy, resilient and positive places for people and the natural environment.” In 2003, the GBCA launched the Green Star – a national, voluntary system for rating sustainable solutions in design and construction.
In the restaurant industry, outdoor seating is becoming increasingly popular by utilising the space to create an appealing environment for guests and to increase the bottom line.
Religious centers such as temples, churches, and mosques, central to communities, should offer a refuge from the “concrete jungle” of the city. Concrete detracts from the beauty of natural materials used in religious buildings, while natural stone landscaping compliments the connection between the earth and spirituality.
StoneSet provides customers with a great paving option that is both environmentally friendly and attractive. While the StoneSet paving option is very popular with residential property owners, it is also a great option for commercial properties.
After a busy day at the office and a long commute home, homeowners want to escape the hectic pace of life more than ever. This is why a growing number of them are looking no further than their own backyard to plan their escape. A new trend called hardscaping is inspiring homeowners to change outdoor spaces from dreary to divine.
The 13 storey Melbourne city complex, Fawkner Towers, was in need of a refurbishment to the popular roof top areas. The dated terracotta tiles were no longer in-line with the evolving atmosphere, and a change had to be made.
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