The use of stone paving such as Porphyry is apparent in the designs for the National Mall
Porphyry pavers have recently been used to repave former streets that are now pedestrian areas.
Stone such as Porphyry pavers is used in the special public squares that are famous in North America.
We will be surprised if Porphyry stone pavers are not part of the final designs for Tulsas new gathering place - Blair Mansion
Porphyry is useful in the designs of public spaces. The use of stone is prevalent due to its beauty, permanence and sustainability.
Porphyry stone paved streets, along with other stones are the subject of amazing research in documenting old world methods.
With Porphyry in mind, there are opportunites with remnant pieces of our cities to create long lasting beauty for our cities and their inhabitants.
Porphyry stone pavers elevate the lowly alley into public space, immediately providing the atmosphere of elegance and permanence.
At the time of their installation, curves using porphyry pavers were the most technically appropriate materials known for this race course.