Stone in Architecture

Shelburne Museum in Vermont uses local slate flooring

Local slate and granite were employed in the design of the new Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, VT, to meet sustainability requirements as well as reflecting the region


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"Guardians" sculpture in New York City is example of one-of-a-kind fabrication on display in Manhattan

In a demonstration of accuracy and innovation in stone drafting and fabrication, Union Marble & Granite and Precision Stone worked with acclaimed Italian architect and designer Antonio Pio Saracino on his project, “The Guardians: Hero and Superhero,”


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Union Marble of Westbury, NY, is equipped for high-end fabrication

With state-of-the-art technology and skilled craftsmen for stone drafting, fabrication and installation, Union Marble & Granite and Precision Stone, Inc. of Westbury, NY, are able to provide completed stonework for some of the most advanced projects in the country


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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
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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Residence is an example of green architecture in stone

With a focus on being environmentally friendly, the Castaway III Model is the first of the Zero Energy America Homes to be opened to the public
Zero Energy America is a project by Marc Rutenberg Homes to build four houses in the Tampa Bay area at the extreme of green building


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Winners of 2013 “International Stone Architecture” Award

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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Marmomacc & The City in Verona

From the opening of Marmomacc on September 25 through the end of October, the squares and gardens of Verona were an open-air museum


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Marmomacc Stone Academy for architects takes place in conjunction with Verona Fair

The 15th edition of the Marmomacc Stone Academy’s continuing education program on stone design for architects was another example of the show’s international dimension.


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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
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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Limestone ties modern Texas home to landscape

For the construction of their retirement home in Lampassas, TX, a couple turned to limestone to match the landscape and to tie a traditional Texas ranch home feel to a unique contemporary design
Set on an 85-acre ranch in Lampassas, TX, is the Triple Creek Ranch, or more affectionately known by passer-bys for its unique, contemporary design, the “Casa de Corazon,” (heart house) and the “butterfly house.”


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