Clay brick pavers from Pine Hall Brick Company have been used in a number of different preservation projects, from the Colonial-era historic district of Annapolis, Maryland, where the surrounding neighborhood saw the beginnings of a new nation, to the campus of Flagler College in St. Augustine,...

[caption id="attachment_326" align="aligncenter" width="461" caption="A project by Lawncare Plus Design."][/caption] When it comes to curb appeal, few features have as much impact as a walkway. They can draw visitors in with simple, strong lines and smart design. Their detail can add drama and color to landscaping....

[caption id="attachment_290" align="aligncenter" width="491" caption="Image courtesy of JJ Harrison"][/caption] August is National Water Quality Month and an opportunity to take a look at how you manage stormwater on your property. As it rains, stormwater collects on non-permeable surfaces and travels down gutters, along curbs and down...

Recent governmental decisions at both the federal and state level will likely have a favorable impact on the future of segmental  permeable paving in municipal and commercial installations, industry observers say. The Surface Transportation Extension Act, which was signed into law recently by President Barack Obama,...

Burlington, Vermont is a place where you can find dessert, manners and education: It’s the home of Ben and Jerry’s, the Emily Post Institute and three colleges – the University of Vermont, Burlington College and Champlain College. But more than that, it’s the Home Office of...

Sited on Shockoe Hill, which overlooks the falls of the James River in downtown Richmond, the Virginia State Capitol, looks very similar today to the way its designer, Thomas Jefferson, envisioned it. Modeled after an ancient Roman temple in southern France, the stark white building...

The Environmental Protection Agency’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) has set firm guidelines on how storm runoff is to be handled. The good news is that many federal, state and local regulators have recognized permeable paving systems as a “best management practice” to control stormwater...

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