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Construction for Landscape Architecture by Jamie Liversedge, Robert Holden

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STEP BY STEP FORMING A BERM USING CLAY SUBSOIL

This sequence illustrates the formation of a berm (a raised embankment) using clay subsoil as well as gravel layers at the site of Disneyland Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, France. The berms on the site’s perimeter block views of the outside world.

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The subsoil and gravel are graded using an earthmover.

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The berm is formed prior to adding topsoil.

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Placing the topsoil.

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The topsoil has been placed. The ...

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