Stone in Architecture

A contemporary design in Texas limestone

James D. LaRue Architects selected local limestone for the design of an Austin, TX, residence, and the material use runs from the exterior to the interior
Nestled along a steep hillside, a private residence in Austin, TX, was completed under the direction of Jim LaRue, AIA, of James D. LaRue Architects in Austin, TX.


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Bluestone completes design of Whole Foods location in Oklahoma City

For the first Whole Foods store in the Oklahoma City, OK, region, Mark Cavagnero Associates of San Francisco, CA, employed New York Bluestone to add visual appeal to the design
Situated along a creek, a new, upscale location for Whole Foods in Oklahoma City, OK, serves as the anchor at The Triangle at Classen Curve


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Penthouse suite refined with natural stone

Through the usage of various natural stones, a former bachelor pad was transformed into a high-class living space
Overlooking the Willamette River, a Portland, OR, penthouse suite started its design process off as a typical bachelor pad.


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Ensuring long-term beauty for marble counters

In an example of protecting white marble kitchen countertops over the long term, this project in Australia received an application of an innovative new product from Dry-TreatTM
Across the world, the popularity of marble countertops is continuing to rise.


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Historic marble used to restore mansion balustrade

The recent restoration of de Seversky Mansion at the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, NY, employed Vermont marble from a demolished mansion built in 1905
As one of the top venues for private events in the New York metropolitan area, the de Seversky Mansion at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) has a picturesque facade and a new staircase complete with marble that was quarried more than 100 years ago.


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Cathedral undergoes a “creative restoration”

St. Joseph Cathedral in Sioux Falls, SD brought together a variety of natural stone elements to complete a design plan that is nearly 100 years old
Located in Sioux Falls, SD, Saint Joseph Cathedral has stood as an unfinished landmark for almost 100 years.


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Exotic stone creates nature-inspired design

A Pennsylvania residence incorporates the distinctive tastes of the homeowner with the qualities of nature through the use of various marbles and granites
The design goal for a residence located in the Pittsburgh, PA, area rested heavily on the personal tastes and existing ideas of the homeowner himself.


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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
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
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
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) announced the winners of the 2012 Pinnacle Awards competition during its annual Awards Luncheon


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