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Construction for Landscape Architecture by Jamie Liversedge, Robert Holden

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STEP BY STEP FLEXIBLE HERRINGBONE PAVING

These illustrations from a number of sites show the sequence of preparing and laying flexible paving for roads and parking areas. Flexible paving permits movement, uses less embodied carbon than rigid paving on a concrete foundation, is cheaper, and shows off the unit paving. In addition to these advantages, strong patterns can be achieved with flexible paving.

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Preparing the levels.

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Building road curbs to provide edge retention.

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Compacting the hard-core base using a roller.

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Laying clay paving bricks ...

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