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Large wood garden planters with glass windscreen for sidewalk restaurant patio

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DeepStream used the principal of Sustainable Design Large wood garden planters with glass windscreen for sidewalk restaurant patio.  Modular construction and replaceable parts  allows the owners to reconfigure the space over time to meet changing needs.  Rugged aircraft aluminum frame allows for a lifetime structural warranty while the waterproof plastic liners keep the soil from touching the wood for longevity.  All parts are recyclable when the projects life cycle ends.

 

DeepStream's large rectangular wood planter with glass windbreak

DeepStream’s large rectangular wood planter with glass windbreak

 

DeepStream's large rectangular wood planter with glass windbreak

DeepStream’s large rectangular wood planter with glass windbreak

 

DeepStream's large rectangular wood planter with glass windbreak

DeepStream’s large rectangular wood planter with glass windbreak

Sustainable Design: measure twice cut once

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A key component of sustainable design is adaptability. Good design allows for the replacement, or reworking, of components to preserve the value and materials of an earlier design when a situation requires it. Even if that situation arises early in the life cycle of a design.

Nowhere is that more apparent than when an error has been made on large complex projects where a miscalculation between initial measurements and “as-built” dimension means that components ordered months earlier in a project do not fit when finally installed.

You can see in this example where DeepStream’s modular planter design allowed us to cut down the lengths of planks in the middle section of a multi-section planter to accommodate an unrecorded change in dimensions at very little cost in dollars or materials.

 

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While the wood will take a week or so to fade to the match color the same design feature allows for replacement of parts or further adaptation for the life of the planter.

To put the principal of Sustainable Design to work for your project go to www.DeepStreamDesign.com