This pergola bench bed, is the centre piece of this contemporary garden. The raised bed was a single pour concrete shuttered job, with the steel supports for the floating bench set during the pour. The seat is of larch timber, as is the pergola. The paving is Saigon blue limestone with silver granite cobbles as […]
Drains and manholes can be unsightly, and often situated in aesthetically unpleasing places. Recessed covers can be used to discretely hide a manhole cover, and retain access to it. Keeping the paving pattern uninterrupted further distracts the eye to its presence. Grill drains can be used to divert water from a paved area into a soakaway or the storm water system of a house. The galvanised grill drains are robust enough to withstand vehicle traffic, and the brickslot drain is even more discrete.
The louvre effect screen here, allows the view/light in but only from a certain angle, ie no eyecatching from the neighbours! Also the wind can pass through. The elevated deck edge allows you to touch the trees. The tensioned stainless steel wire is attractive in itself. The composite deck keeps maintenance at bay. Steel RSJ […]