Stone in Architecture

Limestone provides 15th-century Italian style

May 1, 2012
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

April 2, 2012
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

April 2, 2012
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

April 2, 2012
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

April 2, 2012
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

March 1, 2012
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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Limestone ranch is a tour through history

March 1, 2012
With elements influenced by the Texas Hill Country as well as mid-19th century “Sunday Houses,” the Wild Oaks Ranch in Paradise, TX, pays homage to traditional, classic stonework


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Jura marble creates a presence for Utah institution

January 5, 2012
With roots that can be traced back to 1873, Zions Bank Financial Center remains a well-known institution in Utah with a new building featuring Jura marble on its exterior facade


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Natural stone adds to CDC campus environment

January 5, 2012
Crab Orchard stone was incorporated to enhance the design of a new building on The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Atlanta, GA, campus


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International Stone Architecture Awards presented in Verona

December 1, 2011
As part of the proceedings of Marmomacc in Verona, Italy, the 12th edition of the International Stone Architecture Awards were presented on the event’s final day 


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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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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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