Drystone Retaining Walls

Take a Detailed Look at the Practice of Drystone Retaining Wall ConstructionDrystone retaining walls make very efficient use of local materials, and sit comfortably in their environment. They make an important contribution to heritage and to the character of the landscape, and are loved by many people who value the skill and ingenuity that has gone

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  • Author : Paul F. McCombie
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 186 pages
  • ISBN : 1482250896
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Drystone Retaining Walls

Drystone Retaining Walls
  • Author : Paul F. McCombie,Jean-Claude Morel,Denis Garnier
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 September 2015
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Take a Detailed Look at the Practice of Drystone Retaining Wall ConstructionDrystone retaining walls make very efficient use of local materials, and sit comfortably in their environment. They make an important contribution to heritage and to the character of the landscape, and are loved by many people who value the skill and ingenuity that has gone

Dry Stone Retaining Structures

Dry Stone Retaining Structures
  • Author : Eric Vincens,Jean-Patrick Plassiard,Jean-Jacques Fry
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 January 2016
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Dry stone retaining structures are structures made of individual decimeter stone blocks in contact. One advantage of this construction technology lies in the weak amount of embodied energy required for their construction, and uses only local materials. This technology may be a positive answer to the challenges brought by sustainable policies in civil engineering. Many of these structures are older than one hundred years and sustain damage due to ageing; this places the owners in front of a challenging issue.

Large Scale Testing of Drystone Retaining Structures

Large Scale Testing of Drystone Retaining Structures
  • Author : Chris Mundell
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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Drystone walls have been used extensively around the world as earth retaining structures wherever suitable stone is found. Commonly about 0.6m thick (irrespective of height), there are about 9000km of drystone retaining walls on the UK road network alone, mostly built in the 19th and early 20th centuries, with an estimated replacement value in excess of?1 billion[1]. Drystone wall design is traditionally empirical, based on local knowledge of what has worked in the past. Methods vary from region to region,

A Guide to Dry Stone Walling

A Guide to Dry Stone Walling
  • Author : Andy Radford
  • Publisher : Crowood Press
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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Dry stone walling is one of the oldest of countryside crafts, and these attractive structures form one of the most striking features of the rural landscape, whether on upland pastures, fell or moorland. The author looks into the history and development of dry stone walling before demonstrating how to build a wall with step-by-step explanations accompanied by photographs and diagrams.

Building Stone Walls

Building Stone Walls
  • Author : John Vivian
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 24 October 2014
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Rustic and charming or stately and proud, a well-built stone wall can add personality and beauty to your property. John Vivian’s lively approach and step-by-step instructions encourage you to transform a pile of rocks into an enduring landscape feature with gates, retaining walls, or stiles to suit your needs. Whatever unique challenges come with your site — poor drainage, sloping ground, or low-quality rubble material — Vivian offers innovative designs and reproducible methods to help you build a beautiful, long-lasting wall.

The Art and Craft of Stonework

The Art and Craft of Stonework
  • Author : David Reed
  • Publisher : Lark Books
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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More than 300 outstanding photos highlight the expressiveness of stonework from New Jersey to Nepal. “Well written and beautifully illustrated...wonderful. Shows readers a variety of techniques used to shape and place stones in their yards [and] ideas for creating paths and walls. Provides much information on actually building things.”—Library Journal.

Brick and Block Masonry

Brick and Block Masonry
  • Author : Claudio Modena,F. da Porto,M.R. Valluzzi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 November 2016
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Brick and Block Masonry - Trends, Innovations and Challenges contains the lectures and regular papers presented at the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference (Padova, Italy, 26-30 June 2016). In an ever-changing world, in which innovations are rapidly implemented but soon surpassed, the challenge for masonry, the oldest and most traditional building material, is that it can address the increasingly pressing requirements of quality of living, safety, and sustainability. This abstracts volume and full paper USB device, focusing on challenges,

Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture X

Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture X
  • Author : C. A. Brebbia
  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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This volume contains papers presented at the Ninth International Conference on Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture. The conference provides an ideal forum for professionals in the area to discuss problems and solutions, and exchange opinions and experiences.

Those Dry-Stone Walls

Those Dry-Stone Walls
  • Author : Bruce Munday
  • Publisher : Wakefield Press
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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Join Bruce and Kristin Munday as they traverse South Australia in search of these walls, finding historic masterpieces and insights into rural life in the years following settlement. This book is rich with beautiful imagery of these walls, the stories behind them, and advice to inspire you to start building your own.