Articles Tagged with ''stoneworking''

Jura limestone defines Al Hamra tower in Kuwait

With a height of 1,354 feet, the Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, holds the title as the tallest sculpted building in the world, and its sleek exterior is lavishly dressed in Jura limestone from Germany
January 8, 2014
Hailed as the tallest sculpted building in the world, the Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, stands at 1,354 feet and features a continuous stone facade.


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Handcrafted marble defines California restaurant

Latapoxy 310 Stone Adhesive was an ideal choice to adhere heavy stone items to the walls of the Amaya La Jolla restaurant in La Jolla, CA — making for a successful installation
January 8, 2014
The ambiance of any high-end restaurant is an extremely important item for restaurateurs to consider.


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StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas to take place in expanded event

With the addition of TileExpo and continued co-location with Surfaces, a complete range of products will be available for attendees at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas in Las Vegas, NV
January 8, 2014
Combining StonExpo/Mar-momacc Americas, Surfaces and the newly launched TileExpo, the International Surface Event will be held from January 27 to 30, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.


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Winners of 2013 “International Stone Architecture” Award

January 8, 2014
Architects from India, Italy, France, Germany and Spain were recently selected by an international jury to receive Marmomacc’s International Stone Architecture Awards for 2013.


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A facelift for the historic National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences received a sophisticated makeover while maintaining its original design and materials palette
November 1, 2013
The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, enlisted the help of Quinn Evans Architects to provide new stone flooring that complemented and enhanced the existing stonework found in this 1927 historic building.


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Danby marble and Stony Creek granite renovate Federal Building Plaza in NYC

Vermont Quarries Corp. in Mendon, VT, and Stony Creek granite from Stony Creek Quarry Corp. in Branford, CT, were selected to design the plaza
October 1, 2013
Originally constructed in 1968, the Jakob K. Javits Federal Building Plaza, which sits in Foley Square in Lower Manhattan — at Worth and Lafayette Streets — is a triumph over its past design trials and errors.


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Innovative stone use provides upscale feel for New Jersey condo

October 1, 2013
For the remodeling of a New Jersey condo, designer Rosanna Robin Trivilino of Rosanna Robin Design Group in New York, NY, knew a full gut renovation was in order.


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Four Freedoms Park - A classic stone memorial 40 years later

After four decades, Four Freedoms Park, a memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt in New York City, was finally realized, and it features large-scale stonework that provides a timeless feel
September 3, 2013
Just prior to his death in 1974, world-renowned architect Louis I. Kahn, FAIA, drew plans for Four Freedoms Park, a memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt in New York City.


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Stone+tec Nürnberg takes a new approach

Focusing on the German-speaking region and Central Europe, the Stone+tec trade event in Nuremberg, Germany, saw a different level of success
September 3, 2013
Stone+tec, a biennial trade fair for stone and technology, took place in Nuremberg, Germany from May 29 to June 1, 2013 and proved that it is rightly one of the sector’s top events in the world


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Marmomacc 2013 to take place amid optimism

With Italy’s stone industry demonstrating signs of solid growth — particularly exports to North America — there should be an upbeat mood at the Marmomacc trade fair in Verona, Italy
September 3, 2013
The rebound of the international stone industry has been taking place for some time, but the latest reports out of Italy this year are showing a significant rebound


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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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