With more than 200 employees, Rama Arts & Exports of Kaladwas, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, has secured a reputation as a leading manufacturer of semi-precious slabs and customized stonework, as well as other exotic material.
The Schott family has a long history of stone working. In the late 1800s, brothers Nicola and Emidio Scioli emigrated to and settled in the town of Cliffside Park, NJ, where the family’s granite quarry was operated on the Palisades Cliffs.
A Spanish-style ranch located deep within the heart of Texas Hill Country was built utilizing a combination of limestone, steel, wood and glass to blend in with the surrounding landscape and provide the owners with a relaxing getaway
When a retired couple from out-of-state was looking to build a second home in South Texas, they were drawn to a 350-acre piece of property which borders the Guadalupe River and is located in the rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country.
In 2011, architects Cathy Simon, FAIA, LEED® AP, design principal at Perkins+Will and Peter Birkholz, AIA, LEED® AP, associate principal at Page & Turnbull, were hired by developers Wilson Meany to rehabilitate and renew 140 New Montgomery Street in San Francisco, CA, the former headquarters of the Pacific Telephone Co.
During the planning phase of the stone installation for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Temple in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, KEPCO+ was able to save the church a quarter of a million dollars with proper stone detailing and installation methods
For this issue, we are excited to share with you four features that focus on using compact and ultrathin slabs in both residential and commercial projects. As these products continue to gain popularity, we wanted to share different ideas of applications, including an upscale dining environment in the interior of a Saks Fifth Avenue.