LANDSCAPE DESIGN IN THE MODERN WORLD
Evolution of landscape design
Such a thing as landscape design appeared many centuries ago. Even in ancient Rome, the nobility ennobled their estates in the form of oases, gardens, majestic sculptures, fountains and ponds.
modern features inherent in landscape design today
Now our world consists mainly of artificial materials, in the form of glass, stone, brick … Modern innovations are gradually replacing the natural landscape. There is a standard list of styles in landscape design, which today designers use in their creations. The main task of the master is to improve the open space, taking into account the wishes of the client, to provide him with beauty, convenience, comfort, adhering to the stylistic line. Do not forget that landscaping is not only lawn grass, flowering shrubs, all kinds of flowers…
ABOUT MODERN MEANS IN LANDSCAPE DESIGN
Also, in creating a beautiful landscape play an important role construction aspects. 50% of the landscaping is occupied by materials made not by nature, but by man. Humanity with rapid steps reaches perfection in absolutely all areas: housebuilding, cars, gadgets … Someone finds comfort in the classics, gives preference to the architecture of the last century, Antiques and the most natural design, and someone does not lag behind the world fashion trends and sees himself only in the style of “modern”. This is probably the only style that can not be called “canned”. A number of rules, list of materials, plants, the Mafs is growing with extraordinary speed. Modern landscape designers are no longer artists with the skills of a gardener, they are professional architects who successfully follow fashion trends. There are an incredible number of articles that are devoted to the properties of classical landscape design. Our today’s information is likely to be of interest to people who are looking for art Nouveau style!
TERRACES IN THE “MODERN” LANDSCAPE
Terraces are fashionable! A few decades ago, almost every HOMESTEAD, we could see the gazebo with barbecue, barbecue and dining table is undoubtedly very convenient and practical. And guests have to take where, and children frolic on the lush lawn in full view of parents and activities can be carried out outdoors. Not always the arbor is the correct stylistic decision of the landscape designer. Open terraces are in fashion today!
Low water absorption – the main component of frost resistance, the most ideal option-about 3% this figure provides impermeability of moisture in the material.
Anti-slip properties. Safety of people is an important aspect, especially if it is covered in an open space. R9-R13-the required designation on the package.
TYPE OF COATING
Ceramics. Usually ceramic tiles and clinker are used for terraces. Plus, there is a very large selection of shapes, sizes and colors of this material. Ceramic tile. On the terrace as well as in the house, as an option, you can make the flooring of the same ceramic tiles. Remembering the advantage of ceramics in the form of simple care, we should not forget that in hot weather it tends to heat up.
Terracotta. It is a clay tile in which the top layer is painted and covered with glaze. It should be noted that it is very durable, but not all of its species are resistant to frost. The best option for the terrace is terracotta with a rough surface. Standard thickness of terracotta is 8-10 mm.
Clinker. Dimensions clinker tiles – from 11 x 24 cm to 31 x 31 cm, thickness-10-16 mm. Laying as clinker and ceramics produced by gluing a special solution designed for outdoor work (frost-resistant) and characterized by high elasticity. Both on the base and on the tile it should be applied with a serrated spatula, in order to avoid the formation of voids, where unwanted moisture can accumulate.
Stone tile. Stone-a material that fits perfectly into any landscape design. On open terraces it is necessary to use granite, syenite. Water absorption should not exceed 3%).
Concrete Tiles concrete (vibropressed and vibrocasting). As a rule very often materials from concrete do similar to a natural stone or even a tree.
Terrace board. There are also systems that use materials with the qualities of polymer and wood, such a composite, specially designed for terraced devices, looks very similar to a decking Board, but they are more adapted to atmospheric factors.