Stone in Architecture

Revisiting an Italian classic

In conjunction with the AIA Convention and Expo in Washington, DC, the Marmomacc Stone Academy led a delegation of its “alumni” architects on a tour of the 12-year-old Embassy of Italy, which was meticulously designed with Italian stone


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A standout design with Texas limestone

Located in Austin, a private residence is now “at home” in Texas through the use of local stone


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Hand-cut limestone identifies California project

Halila limestone and Honey Onyx contribute to the luxurious feel of a commercial office building in Beverly Hills, CA


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Bath remodel sets the style of a future home redesign

Considerable thought was given before selecting Calacatta Gold Select marble as well as other trim pieces and finishes for a guest bath renovation, as the homeowner plans for this to jumpstart an entire home remodel


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Limestone provides 15th-century Italian style

The Kappa Sigma fraternity house in Austin, TX, ties in the unique aspects of the brotherhood’s history with a local charm


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Rebuilding a New Orleans neighborhood with sustainable products

Eco by Cosentino has partnered with the Make It Right Foundation — founded by Brad Pitt — to donate sustainable kitchen countertops and bathroom vanities for new homes that are being rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina


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Stone helps define gourmet kitchen

A combination of Golden Dragon granite countertops and slate floor tiles create the ideal setting for a chef’s personal kitchen


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A blending of stone styles

The design of Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel includes classic Calacatta marble details and backlit onyx panels to create a signature look


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Natural limestone completes public library design

Alluding back to the town’s historic architecture, the design of the Patrick Heath Public Library in Boerne, TX, consists of native, natural limestone


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An outdoor oasis achieved with natural stone

A combination of Fond du Lac limestone and New York Bluestone bring rugged elegance to a boathouse in Oconomowoc, WI, while also serving a practical function for the landscape


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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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Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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CSTD Fall 2014 cover

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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