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Paving Styles | Elements of Landscape Design

Landscaping is an art of planning the drives, walks, lawns, shrubs, gardens, flower-beds etc. so as to form a beautiful setting for a building. The main purpose of landscaping is to create a joyful environment round the building and give the occupants a healthy breath, good appearance and natural beauty.

Lanscape Design - Chandigarh

Lanscape Design - Chandigarh

Landscape Architecture can also be defined as the composition of masses and spaces. There are various Elements of Landscape that help beautify and organize the environment.

In this article, we are going to use the expertise of asphalt paving contractors to list the various Landscape Elements and discuss in detail the design of Pavements using different types of materials…


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Importance of Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture

When an architect or a town planner plans, he is in actuality, intervening with ‘living system’. The intervention can be disastrous if insufficient thought is given to the effects of development, especially its long-term consequences on the environment. The blend between man and nature will not be harmonius, but there will be imbalance or contradiction instead. In the long-run the total environment is bound to deteriorate. This is what ecology is all about- the inter-relationship between living and non-living things and their habitat.


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Natural Landscape Vs Artificial Environment

Landscape Architecture is the art of designing the environment with the help of natural elements like stones, bricks, water, landforms… etc.

Italian Gardens

Italian Gardens

If we design a building aesthetically good and also decorate it beautifully  from inside, yet if its surrounding outside area is rubbish, then the beauty of the building will be considered reduced. As such the building must have a beautiful surrounding. This is achieved by landscape development.

Landscaping is an art of planning the drives, walks, lawns, shrubs, gardens, flower-beds etc. so as to form a beautiful setting for a building. The main purpose of landscaping is to create a joyful environment round the building and give the occupants a healthy breath, good appearance and natural beauty.

Landscape design enhances the aesthetic appeal of a building. It entails planning the space outside or surrounding a construction or a building.

The job of the landscape designer is to manipulate and shape the natural layout of the site to suit his uses and create aesthetic pleasure. The outdoor environment could be designed with natural or man-made components i.e., it could be natural or artificial.

The importance of Landscape Architecture should not be undermined.


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