The John F. Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, FL, was originally built to launch the Saturn V, to date the only launch vehicle to transport human beings beyond low Earth orbit, for the Apollo manned moon landing program.
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.
A palette of Lueders limestone — both in veneer and tile format — was utilized throughout the home’s exterior and interior design to create a space reminiscent of the country with contemporary elements.
Antero Resources — currently the most active operator in Marcellus Shale — is an independent exploration and production company engaged in the exploitation, development and acquisition of natural gas and oil properties located in the Appalachian Basin.
New Mexico travertine was not only chosen for the new Center for the Arts at New Mexico State University for its quality, but also for the quarry’s close proximity to the project site, which achieved LEED credit for regional materials
With a unique curved stone exterior, the Center for the Arts at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, NM, was designed to achieve LEED credit and to create cohesion among the school’s art facilities.
In this issue of Stone World, check out content about an office tower in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which straddles the city’s business and fashion districts. Also read about Tab India, which is another recognized stone producer from India. Through the years, the company has invested heavily in its quarrying and fabrication operations.