Descriptions of Different Cambridge Pavers Patterns
Cambridge Pavers Patterns
Cambridge pavers are manufactured stones formulated with an additional concentration of extra dense concrete. The armortec coating on top is made from sand granules, extra dense concrete and color that enhance the strength and wear-and-tear resistance of these pavers.
Factory manufacture of these pavers occurs in controlled conditions assisted by the application of vibration and pressure. The result is a strong concrete which can be prepared into various shapes.
|There is a wide variety of colors, shapes and patterns available for homeowners to choose from when constructing interior or exterior designs. These pavers are so popular because of their decorative value and aesthetically pleasing effect they have on applications such as patio’s, pool surrounds, walkways, driveways, pedestrian plazas, and parking lots.|
|The most common Cambridge paver patterns are derived from square and rectangular-shaped pavers. These patterns include 45 and 90 degree Herringbone, basket weave, Running Bond, and whirling square. However because of there is a variety of shapes and sizes, more modern and innovative patterns have been utilized nowadays.|
Different Cambridge Paver Patterns include:
Cambridge Paver patterns and their usefulness for decorative design:
Cambridge pavers have the ability to change the look and theme of specified areas through paving. Certain Cambridge paving patterns such as ‘fan’ and ‘circle’ are commonly used in the construction of driveways, whereas the traditional Herringbone, basket weave and runner bond patterns are applicable to patios, driveways, walkways, pool surrounds and gardens.
A detailed description of Cambridge paver patterns is as follows:
|HERRINGBONE: there are 2 types of herringbone, 45 and 90 degree herringbone. Depending on the chosen design, the pavers can be laid at either a 45 or 90 degree angle. The 45 degree herringbone has become increasingly popular in patio design and because of its complexity; it attracts the attention of onlookers. On the other hand, 90 degree herringbone is a less complex array of pavers and so it has the potential to blend in with many areas quite comfortably. (Diagram: Left; 90 degree, Right; 45 degree)|
BASKET WEAVE: Basket weave is described as a checkerboard pattern of pavers. These pavers can lay and interlock on a level or angled surface. Basket weave paving creates a unique and attractive effect for patio, driveways, walkways and gardens.
RUNNER BOND: The runner bond pattern includes a sequence of pavers which vary in line once placed on top of each other. Alternatively the stack bond course of pavers runs directly on top of one another. Both patterns are also useful in a variety of interior and exterior applications.
Complex Cambridge paver Patterns:
|COBBLE-LOCK: Cobble-lock consists of two different shaped pavers that are able to interlock and provide a unique pattern of design. The interlock of these different shaped pavers provides a strong foot traffic pavement for both indoor and outdoor applications.|
CONCOURSE: A concourse pattern of design is created through the arrangement of different sized square and rectangular pavers into an interlocked pattern. Full course and half course squares are needed along with rectangular pavers to complete this pattern. With low maintenance required, a truly aesthetically pleasing effect can be created.
MARQUISE: Marquise pavers can be arranged in sequences singularly or combined with half-course pavers to create 3 various intriguing patterns. It is commonly used in patios, driveways and shopping plazas.
OXFORD CIRCLE: The oxford circle is a magnificent pattern of design for sidewalks, patios, public squares and shopping plazas. By combining 5 different shaped pavers, the final product is a circular arrangement of pavers with a most unbelievable and unique decorative effect.