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Construction for Landscape Architecture by Jamie Liversedge, Robert Holden

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STEP BY STEP RIGID PAVING

This sequence of images shows roof-terrace paving adjacent to swimming pools at the Aphrodite Hills Resort in Cyprus. The paving employs a mix of limestone from Cyprus and Indian sandstone and granite. Rigid paving was used to avoid settlement, and the trees were planted in pits sited over the columns of the basement beneath.

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Aerial view showing the main grid lines for the stone embedded in place.

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Granite setts are laid on a prepared mortar bed using proprietary joint spacers.

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Aerial view of the completed paving, ...

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