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Construction for Landscape Architecture by Jamie Liversedge, Robert Holden

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STEP BY STEP ASSEMBLING A LUMBER PERGOLA

This sequence shows the construction of a pressure-treated, laminated lumber pergola at the Intercontinental Hotel, Aphrodite Hills Resort in Cyprus. To achieve the uninterrupted, approximately 18 ft clear span in the dining area, glue-laminated lumber beams and rafters were prefabricated to facilitate quick assembly. Concrete piers were necessary because of the heavy loads. The woven reed matting shadescreen is periodically replaced.

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First fix stage of the lumber structure on galvanized mild-steel column head fixings on reinforced concrete columns with unfinished stone-clad plinths.

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Aerial view showing ...

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