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January 16, 2013
damienharte wrote:
What type of metal is used here?
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mild carbon steel
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August 3, 2012
Terry Mitchell wrote:
Love this look! Is there anything other than the metal holding the dirt back?
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is it mild steel?
    Bookmark   January 16, 2013 at 7:21AM
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yes, it is mild steel.
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January 24, 2015
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November 13, 2013
sunvalleygirl wrote:
Any Heat Problems? - This is quite beautiful and inspiring. We are considering doing something similar in our landscape. Do you know if these steel sections get super hot? I am obsessed with this look, but have concerns for plants, children and dogs playing outside in the summer. Also, did you treat the metal with anything to keep it a charcoal color versus rust? Thank you!

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Eric Reinholdt, Architect added this to Design Workshop: Getting a Feel for Steel
Outdoor UsesBecause it's a durable, naturally weathering material, steel can also be used in landscapes. Richard Serra's sculptures, made of weathering steel, are fitting examples. The architects here have used it as a clean edge to define terraces and negotiate changes in elevation. Note the crisp edges and intentional battering of the vertical planes. Battering the retaining walls this way makes for a stronger wall, as the overturning force is greatest at the base, and the wall is positioned in a way to restrain that force. True in material and form, the steel becomes another texture and color in the landscape, highlighting an intentionally engineered intervention.

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Sloping for drainage
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like this look, but not very practical near the ocean and and in our climate
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Angled metal wall , clean concrete look
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November 28, 2014
Love this!!! The battering of the metal retaining walls (which are excellent for resisting overturning forces) gives both a crisp edge and a natural feeling to the landscape.
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gentle slope
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metal in the landscape
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Parkour area?
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Steel planter walls
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irregular stairs and retaining walls
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Metal retaining wall
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interesting use of metal=
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use of diagonal steel surfaces
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Carbon mild steel
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driveway - low corten wall
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Angled retaining walls.
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Use of metal for different elevations
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garden beds
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Awesome yard
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Cool retaing wall
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elevation change transition
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See if Dan can make this for me
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Corten on the slant
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TOO FORMAL, but I like the steel and steps
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Retainer come scoot for giorgio
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slanted retaining wall for around patio
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Skate feature
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Garden terraces
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Flush to ground grade elevations - better if stone
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the use of metal
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slanted wall faces of steel
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rock around the front walk way with no maintenance plants, add solar lights
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different levels
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Tiered garden
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בולמי סחף- ברזל!!
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Terraced area - good drop and neat divider
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