Brick design particulars in City Gardens
THE OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS
Bricks or clay pavers are a really versatile materials in backyard design. We’ve lately accomplished quite a lot of tasks the place we’ve got used them so as to add element inside areas of paving, exploring totally different colors, finishes and laying patterns.
Within the UK, clay bricks are a part of a powerful vernacular custom of constructing and one that’s nonetheless extraordinarily fashionable, particularly in London. As such, we discover bricks may help create a cohesive design linking structure with the backyard in each up to date and conventional settings. The end and color of a brick is set by the clay used within the manufacture, the firing and ending processes. Consequently the vary of brick colors and finishes is intensive. This permits us to work with architects to match or praise the palette of a constructing or different current options. Alternatively we generally create bespoke blends for a backyard which creates a novel design aesthetic. Finishes embrace ‘tumbled’ which softens the perimeters of the brick and creates a extra conventional and relaxed really feel.
For designers, clay bricks present a wealth of alternatives for creating distinctive particulars and finishes. We’ve used them to create a up to date step and riser element and laid them with totally different patterns to create motion and area inside a backyard. Additionally they work properly mixed with different paving supplies to create particulars akin to defining an out of doors room or eating space inside your paving or a contrasting edging element. When used to create a pathway they’ll create motion on account of their slim profile and small unit measurement and there are additionally numerous choices for jointing which might create a definite really feel.
As backyard designers we play a key function in contemplating drainage and water sustainability in our materials specification which is especially vital in an city setting. Clay pavers might be laid as a permeable floor permitting extra rainwater to slowly move via fairly than operating off in to native watercourses. So an important materials all spherical!