Articles Tagged with ''limestone''

A couple’s retreat built with native stone

Texas limestone and sandstone bring rustic charm to a private residence designed for homeowners who love to travel and entertain
March 29, 2013
Careful consideration to all of her client’s requests had to be taken when architect Katheryn Lott, AIA, RID, LEED AP BD+C, set out to design a private residence on a small golf course in Austin, TX.


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Arizona Tile unveils hand-painted and hand-poured glass tile collections

The seven colors offered in this glass/stone stack incorporate exciting combinations of honed and polished marble and limestone
March 22, 2013
Arizona Tile has introduced two new collections: the Soho Glass/Stone Stack Series and Shimmer Glass Collection.


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Limestone complements high-tech residential design

For the expansion of a private residence in Texas, the architect selected local limestone to work in conjunction with a modern design and materials palette
March 1, 2013
In conceiving the addition to a private residence in the Dallas, TX, area, the goal for Stephen B. Chambers Architects, Inc. was to amplify the modernity of the design, create a stronger relationship with the natural amenities of the site and adjacent lake; and add regional character.


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Solid carved tub is “made in America”

In an outstanding example of U.S. stone-carving abilities, a solid stone tub for a private residence was crafted from a single block of stone
March 1, 2013
Recently, a one-of-a-kind carving project was completed for a Manhattan penthouse, and it provides an example that the art of stone-carving is still alive in America.


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Historic mansion restored with local limestone

February 1, 2013
Originally constructed in Missouri, the Queen Anne Mansion was moved to Eureka Springs, AR, and later renovated with stone from Ozark Southern Stone


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An artistic expression in stone

February 1, 2013
Seeking to create a unique stone structure on his property in Bourdeaux, France, a stonemason built a stone cabin with local French limestone and sandstone


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Sourcing stone for a Philadelphia landmark

January 8, 2013
Philip Ryan of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in New York talks one-on-one about the thought and planning that went into the extensive stone design of the new building for the Barnes Fountain in Philadelphia, PA


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Art Deco style captured in stone

January 4, 2013
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, NV, was built to have a timeless appeal, and it features a full spectrum of stonework inside and out


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Stone of the Month: Rosal Fleuri limestone

December 3, 2012
This Stone of the Month supplied by Dimpomar-Rochas Portuguesas Lda., Vila Vicosa, Portugal.


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Marmomacc expands its worldwide presence

December 3, 2012
Marmomacc, the most important international stone event in the world, took place from September 26 to 29 in Verona, Italy, and it announced several developments to expand its global presence


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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