30 Construction Technologies

The Rustic Landscape of Rim Village, 1927-1941



Construction Technologies


Construction technologies describe the method and technique associated with the construction of various features at Rim Village. Understanding these technologies is valuable because the manner in which individual pieces are manufactured and assembled influence the form and visual quality of each feature in the larger landscape context. Three technologies were analyzed including stonework (buildings, rock walls, and curbing), planting (soil preparation, establishment, and transplanting), and paving.

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