These structures provide both form and function. They are generally designed to hold back soil or rock from a building, structure, or area. Retaining walls prevent down slope movement or erosion, and provide support for vertical or near-vertical grade changes. Aesthetically, retaining walls are great for incorporating road cuts or man made structures into the natural landscape. With a retaining wall, you can add mass and balance to a garage or house to help it blend into it’s surroundings.
Red Flagstone with Granite Band
For a glimpse at where Master Masonry gets some of their inspiration, take a look at the work of the Ancient Incans of Machu Picchu whose rockwork still stands after 500 years atop the Andes. Browse the meandering walls of the modern master, Andy Goldsworthy.