Everyday Design Revolution - #1
At Rain Underground, we align design with our ideals. Small design choices can lead to the changes we want to see in the world. When we see design choices that solve a problem, reflect our ideals, could be repeated, and do not require $$$ to implement, we call these Everyday Design Revolutions.
Concrete Counter-tops Re-use
Everyday: second hand concrete counter tops
Design: a permeable patio leading to the rain garden
Revolution: the mix of materials provides the opportunity to create an affordable permeable patio of the square footage desired that directs water appropriately
Design Notes: The patio slopes away from the house toward the rain garden. The patio is set in sand.
What is your most recent Everyday Design Revolution?
10/27/2013 03:34:06 pm
Wonderful post. I think it is very informative post.
12/3/2013 12:18:30 am
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About the Authors:
Jenny Wienckowski and Zoe Clarkwest met at Morgan State University, Baltimore, where they both studied for their masters of Landscape Architecture. Jenny brings a strong permaculture, native plants, and New American design sensibility to the firm. Zoe enjoys community-based design and the first question she asks when she visits a site or property is, "Where does the water go?"