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Sedimentary formations found in nature - concept design inspiration

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Thinking of SIREWALL as 'engineered sandstone'. The stratification of successive lifts of rammed earth create a material that closely mimics the patterns and textures found in sedimentary stone and earth formations. These images can be very useful for developing architectural concept designs.
Sensationally twisted sandstone curves of Arizona's famous "wave" formation in the Coyote Buttes area, seen under partly cloudy skies.

Sights on our Grand Canyon, Southwest Loop Tour. Sensationally twisted sandstone curves of Arizona's famous "wave" formation in the Coyote Buttes area, seen under partly cloudy skies.

Antelope Canyon Near the Grand Canyon This place is the holy grail for photographers and thanks to my amazing wife we managed to find time to visit it. Before I visited I could never really grasp the scale of the place, but i think this image helps sum it up... HDR panoramic. 7 images high... Follow me on twitter: @wreck_photo Like my work? Like my facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/WreckPhoto

Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA [ "Antelope Canyon Near the Grand Canyon, USA. Antelope Canyon in Arizona on the Navajo Indian Reservation is the most photogra

Sandymouth, Cornwall, England. The beach at Sandymouth is home to some fascinating geological formations. Here the setting sun highlights the red in the rock while a long exposure under a clear sky resulted in the beach pebbles picking up a soft blue hue. Photographer Simon Harrison

The beach at Sandymouth, Cornwall, England, is home to some fascinating geological formations. Here the setting sun highlights the red in the rock while a long exposure under a clear sky resulted in the beach pebbles picking up a soft blue hue.

LAYERS ~ Caves inside glaciers have layers much the same way that Sedimentary rocks have layers that record the passing of time.

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Badlands, Alberta, Canada; A badlands (also badland) is a type of dry terrain where softer sedimentary rocks and clay-rich soils have been extensively eroded by wind and water. |  ©Ken Kaminesky

A badlands (also badland) is a type of dry terrain where softer sedimentary rocks and clay-rich soils have been extensively eroded by wind and water.

white pocket, vermilion cliffs, arizona

Beauty all around \ White Pocket Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona- USA

Photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Jack Dikinga took this photograph of petrified sand dunes in the canyon of Paria, Arizona. A book with his photographs became part of a campaign to support the creation of national monuments in the area.

Stone Canyon Petrified Sand Dunes and Reflection, Paria Canyon - Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona by Jack Dykinga

Linear horizontal sendimentary rock formations with extreme variation in colour. SIREWALL could look like this

Des roches peintes par la nature

China Danxia 1 - Photography

Zhangye Danxia Landscape Your eyes are not deceiving you. This layer cake of amazing colours is a real landscape located at Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park in Gansu Province, a remote region.