We don’t seem to use brick and stone as a building material as much as we used to. I think that’s rather a shame. Look at this wonderful old hotel. You really need to see it in colour to appreciate the brick work but even in black and white you can see how much work went into it.
Crazy paving was popular when I was young but maybe not such a great idea for walking on when you get older.
I admire the skill needed to build these dry stone walls.
Bricks, handmade by convicts in the 1800s.
This carved stone panel is hundreds of years old. It is part of the ruins of the Summer Palace in Beijing.