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Fieldtrip to Rodin Museum, Barnes Foundation

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Daffodils(Narcissus) and Sycamore(Platanus occidentalis) are planted along Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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Stone that is commonly used in France was used in Rodin Museum, and caused a lot of maintenance issues

- because of the difference in climate between Paris and Philadelphia 

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Fountain at Rodin Museum has symmetrical design, which is widely used in French architecture

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Fountain table at Barnes Foundation

-slightly graded for waterflow

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Trench drain collecting water from the fountain

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Slit

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Fountain currently has issue with leakage. Perfectly sealing the gap between stone parts is challenging

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Steel edging makes sure the stone paving doesn't move towards the lawn

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Cedrus deodara (left)

Jasminum nudiflorum (right)