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Natural Stone Works by EnergyScapes, Inc.

Presentation of EnergyScapes, Inc. projects from the 2008-2010 installation seasons using natural stone to create outdoor living spaces, manage storm water and beautify properties.

Presentation of EnergyScapes, Inc. projects from the 2008-2010 installation seasons using natural stone to create outdoor living spaces, manage storm water and beautify properties.

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  1. 1. Natural Stone Works<br />Creating Innovative and Unique Landcapes using<br />Natural and Recycled Stone Materials<br />Presented by Tobias Fiske: EnergyScapes Site Supervisor, Landscape Installation<br />
  2. 2. Founded in 1989<br />Full service design, build and maintenance firm<br />Specializing in Native, Natural and Sustainable Landscapes<br />2010 APLD Merit Award Winner<br />2010 MNLA Designer In Bloom Winner<br />Douglas Owens-Pike: Founder and Chief Ecological Officer<br />
  3. 3. Introduction<br />Construction Basics<br /> Applications and Design Principles<br /> Recent Projects<br />
  4. 4. Construction Basics<br />
  5. 5. Existing Grade<br /> Flagstone Surface<br />±3”<br />Excavated Depth: <br />8-10”<br />1-1.5”<br />Bedding Sand Layer<br />Class 5 Base Material<br />4-6”<br />Underlayment<br />Flagstone Patio Components<br />
  6. 6. Batter<br />Wall Height > 4’:<br />Requires Engineering<br />Retained<br />Soil<br />Wall Height < 4’:<br />No Engineering Needed<br />Wallstone Facing<br />¾” Clear Aggregate<br />Geo-Textile Filter Fabric<br />Grade<br />Buried Base Course Excavation<br />Class 5 Base Material<br />Retaining Wall Components<br />
  7. 7. Design and Applications on Recent EnergyScapes, Inc. projects<br />
  8. 8. Applications<br />Outdoor living<br />Stormwater management<br />Beautification<br />Sustainability and Durability<br />Design Principles<br />Unique character<br />Mimic nature<br />Invoke the vastness of our Earth<br />Depth of color and texture<br />Create uniquely sacred spaces<br />
  9. 9. Outdoor living<br />Defining landscape spaces<br />Transforming spaces into outdoor rooms<br />
  10. 10. South Minneapolis: Mississippi at Ford pkwy<br />Create a patio for outdoor living<br />Replace concrete walkway<br />Incorporate raingardens<br />Provide for future plantings<br />
  11. 11. Chilton Flagstone<br />
  12. 12. Patio Area<br />
  13. 13. Recycled Concrete Wall<br />
  14. 14. Dry Stream Beds<br />Alternative to drain-tile<br />Requires minimal excavation<br />No pipes to get clogged<br />Fall debris enhances aesthetic quality<br />Naturally integrates with raingardens<br />
  15. 15. Dry Stream Bed with Flagstone Bridge<br />Integrates flagstone path with the stream bed and raingarden<br />Creates an access for the north side of the yard<br />
  16. 16. Covered Stream Bed<br />Disappearing stream maintains the continuity of the walkway<br />Gravel fill prevents clogging or animal damage<br />
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  19. 19. Minnehaha Creek at Lyndale<br />Create an outdoor entertainment area<br />Integrate stormwater capture and utilization<br />Low maintenance<br />Natural, rustic quality<br />
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  21. 21. Stormwater Capture and Utilization<br />
  22. 22. Initial Excavation<br />
  23. 23. 1 ½” Gravel Fill<br />
  24. 24. ¾” Gravel Top-Dress<br />
  25. 25. Pump Well<br />
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Dry Streambed<br />
  28. 28. Ready for Flagstone<br />
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  31. 31. Hideaway at Dark Lake, WI<br />Landscape in harmony with surroundings<br />Incredibly beautiful cabin getaway<br />Create a rustic, old world sanctuary<br />
  32. 32. Flagstone Patio with Dry-Stack Retaining Wall<br />
  33. 33. Working the Stone<br />
  34. 34. Different materials can create unique effects<br />Bluestone path set within Chilton Patio<br />Gives the impression of a stream<br />
  35. 35. Transition to a more secluded area<br />Spacing and stone texture control the character of a space<br />
  36. 36. Woodland Stairway<br />
  37. 37. Stairway Leads to a Secluded Sacred Fire Ring<br />Used stacked flagstone to create an ancient feel<br />Increased joint sizes allow for small plants to grow between stones<br />
  38. 38. Size and Color Evoke an Old World Character <br />
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  40. 40. Minnetonka<br />Ease navigation of hillside<br />Create a durable and ancient landscape<br />
  41. 41. Initial Design<br />Contour lines represent a 2’ drop in elevation<br />Nearly 30 vertical feet from back door to lower landing<br />
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  43. 43. Small Family Landing/Seating Area<br />
  44. 44. Seating Wall with Flagstone Caps<br />
  45. 45. Challenging Construction<br />No Hill Too Steep<br />
  46. 46. Cutting and Burnishing<br />Cutting leaves smooth edges and sides<br />Using an Oxy-Acetelyne torch will burnish off these rough stone faces <br />Leaves a black layer of soot<br />Soot layer washes off in a few weeks<br />
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  48. 48. Stormwater management<br />
  49. 49. Dry Streams and Raingardens<br />Raingarden: A constructed earthen basin designed to accept rainwater for bio-filtration and infiltration into groundwater table.<br />
  50. 50. Minneapolis: Nicollet and 35th<br />Small raingarden able to accept enormous amounts of rainwater<br />Avoid hauling away excavated soils<br />
  51. 51. Limited Space <br />Raingarden had to accept stormwater from the driveway as well as the roof<br />
  52. 52. Excavation and Stream Bed<br />Utilized excavated soil to construct berms around raingarden<br />Trench routs drain tile for trench drain in driveway<br />
  53. 53. Integrating the Driveway<br />Installed a trench drain to catch runoff from driveway<br />Raingarden drains over half the property<br />
  54. 54. Avoiding Damage to Existing Trees<br />Dry stream bed routs around trees and away from foundation<br />Flagstone bridge maintains path across front yard<br />
  55. 55. Finished Product<br />As plants mature, the house will virtually disappear from the street<br />
  56. 56. Hudson, wi.: Passive House<br />Arial view of a dry stream bed and raingarden system<br />
  57. 57. Constructing the Wall<br />
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  59. 59. Installing Geo-Textile<br />Geo-Textile prevents soil migration<br />Helps maintain shaping<br />
  60. 60. Dry Streambed with Flagstone Bridge<br />
  61. 61. “It Works!”<br />
  62. 62. Minneapolis: MississiPPi at Ford Pkwy<br />Replaced previous concrete walkway with permeable flagstone system<br />Expanded outdoor living space while installing two large raingardens<br />
  63. 63. Removal of old Concrete Walk<br />Removed walk and found original concrete path underneath<br />
  64. 64. Stockpiling<br />Stacks of concrete sections to be recycled in retaining walls<br />
  65. 65. Recycled Concrete Retaining Wall<br />Avoids cost and pollution<br />Adds unique character and quality<br />Retains berms<br />Controls overflow<br />
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  67. 67. Dealing with stormwater: Permiable Flagstone Pathway<br />EPDM Liner over landscape fabric <br />Drain pipe in ¾” clear aggregate<br />
  68. 68. Completing the System<br />Drain pipe encased in ¾” clear aggregate<br />Downspouts drain directly into the pipe<br />Pipe drains into raingarden<br />
  69. 69. Installing the Flagstone<br />
  70. 70. New Outdoor Living Space<br />
  71. 71. Plantings<br />As plants mature the surrounding neighborhood will literally disappear<br />
  72. 72. Roseville: Lake McCarrons<br />Major stormwater challenges<br />Replace turf with No-Mow Sod<br />Stormwater capture via raingarden and drainage swail<br />
  73. 73. Residence<br />A Question of Topography<br />Property drains entire neighborhood<br />Sandy soils allow rainwater to flow through soil column<br />
  74. 74. Check<br />Dams<br />Drainage Swale<br />Excavation<br />Excavation<br />Residence<br />4” Drain Tile<br />12” Catch Basins<br />Raingarden<br />Base Plan<br />
  75. 75. Existing Grade<br />¾” Clear Gravel<br />±1 Foot<br />Clean-out Access<br />Basement Wall<br />1.5” Clear<br />Aggregate<br />Excavated Depth: 10”<br />Filter Fabric<br />±9 Feet<br />4” Perforated PVC Pipe<br />EPDM<br />Foundation Slab<br />8 oz. Non-Woven<br />Geotextile<br />Cross Section of Drainage System<br />Capture stormwater from the surface and soil column<br />Seal foundation against stormwater infiltration<br />
  76. 76. Excavation<br />
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  78. 78. 10 Feet<br />Priming Coat of Foundation Tar<br />
  79. 79. Installing Filter Fabric<br />
  80. 80. Underlayment and EPDM Liner<br />
  81. 81. 1 ½” Gravel Fill<br />
  82. 82. ¾” Clear Gravel Top-Dress<br />
  83. 83. Catch Basins and Clean-out Access<br />
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  85. 85. Drainage Swale with Check-Dams<br />Captures surface stormwater<br />Disperses and absorbs flow<br />Plantings w/in swale will provide further permeability<br />
  86. 86. Reseeding with No-Mow Fescue<br />Blend of 6 native Fescue Grasses<br />Need no irrigation or fertilization<br />Mimics trad. sod or grows to a wavy, green prairie appearance<br />
  87. 87. Ready for Planting<br />
  88. 88. 1708 Selby Ave.<br />St. Paul, MN 55104<br />Office: (612) 821-9797<br />Fax: (612) 821-9799<br />www.energyscapes.com<br />

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