Hardscape provides both structural support and a complementing frame. It may sometimes be the less-noted aspect of the landscape architect’s work, but the type and placement of hardscape is vital for managing water, erosion, light, space, and safety.
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Street trees increase greenspace, provide clean air and shade, and maintain ecological balance. Street trees meant for sidewalks and tree grates should meet the city’s design goals and not interfere with infrastructure and utilities. Check out the top 10 deep-rooted trees for urban landscaping.
Trench drain seems simple: it’s a grate on a hardscape surface with a gutter beneath to capture water runoff. Yet there’s a lot to consider, including flow, debris, aesthetics, and load. Check out our post on choosing and installing the right trench for water management.
Tactile paving is a system of textured indicators on the ground’s surface that can be felt underfoot or by cane. Tactile paving with an attention pattern has a series of truncated domes forming a grid pattern. A guiding pattern has a series of rounded narrow bars or lines.