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.
When it comes to installation, it may be common knowledge that bollards can be installed permanently as fixed applications. However, fixed bollards do not work well in places with variable access-control needs.
With infrastructure, people can work together and provide specialized services to one another. In this way, robust infrastructure supports complex societies.
These days, infrastructure can mean hardy connections of many types: physical, digital, and even informational.
“Bollard” is an unknown term to many landlubbers, but it is familiar to most people who’ve bought a boat, because a standard measurement of a boat’s towing power is determined by a “bollard pull” test. Referring to a vessel’s bollard pull is like referring to a car’s horsepower. It tells the buyer what class of engine they can expect. As befits something that can test the power of maritime vessels, this is the beefiest of all our decorative bollards, weighing in at over three hundred pounds.