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Water crossing
Photo by Stefan Thuilot; written by Kathleen N. Brenzel

Water crossing

Bluestone pavers traverse this water feature in Alamo. The designer attached them to concrete pillars built into the bottom; each one is cantilevered 4 inches out from its pillar. The dark Mexican pebbles lining the pool and the dark-hued pillars make the water more reflective. The fountain in the foreground is made from an old millstone, polished smooth on top.

Design: Stefan Thuilot, Thuilot Associates, Berkeley (


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