Shipping and unloading such a large block requires a great degree of expertise, and more importantly the right machinery!
A great commission to create the whole internal courtyard within a private property in London, it's now been accepted!
The first step is to select the right material for the main element of the project: a 2,4 m tall water feature in black stone.
There are various alternatives of black marble in Europe, but as I had worked with this type of stone in the past, I decided to travel to Northern Spain to look for a block of Marquina stone, that would suit this project.
And finally, the decision to take..