Porphyry like natural stone cobbles and setts are front and center in several of Waterfront Toronto’s projects, adding permanence, beauty and creating a fundamental sense of place. The role of natural stone is evident throughout many of the projects. Granite is used in these, but porphyry could be substituted for the same durable and attractive […]
Porphyry paving stone should be considered in the final design based on its beauty, sustainability and freeze/thaw properties.
Stone, including Porphyry, has long been favored for public space because of its feeling of grandeur and beauty.
As we look at the timeless designs on the pages of this book, we can imagine the various uses of Porphyry paving stones.