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Sustainability serves as inspiration for Museum of Natural Sciences

With a focus on the environment, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences wanted natural materials — including domestic stone — for its new Nature Research Center
By Sara Garafalo
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The Nature Research Center at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the focal point of the newly built Green Square Complex in Raleigh, NC.


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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
By Michael Reis
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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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Hokie Stone contributes to LEED certification

In keeping with campus tradition, local “Hokie Stone” was incorporated into the design of a Virginia Tech’s new chiller plant — not only helping to conceal the mammoth size of the structure, but also adding points for LEED Silver certification
By Jennifer Adams
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University — popularly known as Virginia Tech — not only is dedicated to providing quality higher education


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WCF headquarters blends style and practicality

For the new Worker’s Compensation Fund building in Sandy, UT, Think Architecture of Salt Lake City chose granite to achieve its goals of functionality and stability
By Sara Garafalo
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To improve safety and security for its staff, The Worker’s Compensation Fund, located in Sandy, UT, needed to build completely new headquarters.


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A race against time

Tab India feverishly worked to process more than 800,000 square feet of granite for the Afi Mall — Moscow’s grand shopping and entertainment center — in a tight timeframe of eight months
By Jennifer Adams
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Positioned in the center of Moscow City, which has been deemed “the largest and most ambitious investment and development project in Europe,” the Afi Mall encompasses approximately 1.9 million square feet and is considered to be the largest shopping and entertainment complex in Russia’s capital city.


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Florida Tile introduces new commercial tile line

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A new, highly durable, commercial-grade, through-body floor and wall tile line from Florida Tile called "Time/2.0" offers a unique tone-on-tone effect in nine earthy neutral tones.


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Stone creates a presence for Durham courthouse

A North Carolina courthouse pulls together the key elements of slate, granite and limestone to establish a sense of permanence for the exterior as well as the interior
By Karissa Giuliano
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Newly constructed in Durham, NC, the Durham County Justice Building features a green slate exterior that brings an essence of grandness to the building.


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Stone forms a “little black dress”

Using a mixture of Black basalt and Black Absolute granite, an office building located in the heart of the very fashionable Beverly Hills, CA, has been built to fit the posh area
By Kelly Crowley
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When building anything in Beverly Hills, one of the most important elements in that project is the design.


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2012 Pinnacle Award Winners

The Pinnacle Awards, held during during the StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013, recognize excellence in commercial, residential, sustainability and renovation/restoration of natural stone projects worldwide
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The Marble Institute of America (MIA) announced the winners of the 2012 Pinnacle Awards competition during its annual Awards Luncheon


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Elegant stonework defines Brazilian mall

Boulevard Shopping in Vila Velha, Espírito Santo brings growth to the Brazilian construction market.
By Michael Reis
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At Boulevard Shopping in Vila Velha, Espírito Santo, Brazil, a range of domestic stone materials were used to bring both outdoor and indoor spaces to a new level of stylishness


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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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2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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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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