PHOTO OF THE TERRACE BEFORE CONSTRUCTION
PHOTO OF THE TERRACE AFTER CONSTRUCTION
From Left to Right: Front: Caitlin Grimaldi, Seth Waldman Laurie Mendez Meghan Tierney, Kelsey Ross, Steffany Malarik, and Jana Koch.
Back: Lori Ambrusch, Jenna Collins, Joe Pagano, Chris Cardelli, Professor Greg Olsen, Brad McBurney, Ricky Fryer, Cory Clippinger, AJ Mazzacano, and Ari Rosenthal
Geotextiles made from woven plastic strips from broken recycling bins.
Section two with the geotextiles
Beginning of the screed board process.
Progress of the screed board process.
Tampering after the completion of the screed board process.
Creating terrace pattern in spraypaint before laying bricks.
The layout after all of the full bricks are laid out
Using a wax crayon, the bricks are laid out and marked to be cut.
Once marked, the bricks are cut using an electric saw or by hand.
Progress on the construction of the terrace.
Gravel is swept over the terrace to fill the voids between each brick.
To combat the varying thicknesses of the slate, gravel has to be placed beneath each piece to individually level the slate.
Progress on each of the petals formed by the slate.
Work on the terrace close to the end of construction.
Recycled Trex Decking and metal steaks were used to create the edge condition to hold the bricks in place.
Placing the finishing touches on the terrace by sweeping mulch into the flower beds.
The tumbled glass bowl is at the center of the circle.