Stone in Architecture

Limestone and marble used to make elegant, durable home in Austin, TX

A hilltop home in Austin, TX, coined “House on the Corner,” is a showcase of Lueders limestone and a variety of marble — making for an elegant yet durable design
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.


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Restoring a stone treasure

The renovation and restoration of a former pachyderm exhibit delivers a new home for children’s zoo at the Philadelphia Zoo
The Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo and Faris Family Education Center, also known as KidZooU, is the keystone project in the ongoing transformation of the Philadelphia Zoo’s historic campus.


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Locally sourced stone earns LEED credits

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.


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Quartz adds modern touch to lakeside home in Washington State

A variety of Caesarstone quartz surfacing was employed to create a timeless, yet modern feel for an upscale residence in Washington state
In the prestigious community of Gig Harbor, WA, a variety of Caesarstone quartz, accented by woods and concrete, was recently utilized to create a retro contemporary home, which incorporates modern elements and rustic touches.


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Rebuilding from the ground up

After a devastating house fire, a Los Angeles family vows to create a stunning eco-friendly new home — featuring Silestone quartz surfacing
On Christmas Day in 2011, Steven and Cindy Ambers’ house in Los Angeles, CA, was destroyed beyond repair by a tragic kitchen fire.


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