Residential

Limestone creates one-of-a-kind residential design

An outdated beach house undergoes metamorphosis to maximize ocean views and sun exposure, earning it the Award of Excellence for Residential Interior/Exterior for the 2013 Pinnacle Awards
April 1, 2014
Situated on one of the most high-end streets in Long Island, NY, is a private residence that took a very specific design goal and transformed it into one of the most unique homes the island has ever seen.


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Blending romance and country style

For a private residence in Texas, architect Rick Burleson used limestone to create a romantic vibe in a hill country setting
April 1, 2014
The homeowners of a private residence in Wimberley, TX, wanted a romantic-style home that would blend with their hill country surroundings. They


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

February 3, 2014
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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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
January 8, 2014
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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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
November 1, 2013
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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Innovative stone use provides upscale feel for New Jersey condo

October 1, 2013
For the remodeling of a New Jersey condo, designer Rosanna Robin Trivilino of Rosanna Robin Design Group in New York, NY, knew a full gut renovation was in order.


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Natural stone provides European charm for private residence

An international mix of stone slabs and tiles bring a classical European style to the inside of an upscale residence in Great Neck, Long Island
October 1, 2013
On Long Island in New York, set among the many classical French European-styled homes of Great Neck, a luxurious residence awaited a renovation and redesign of its absolutely empty 4,000-square-foot basement.


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Dream bath is also eco-friendly

A spa-like feel was achieved in the remodel of a Philadelphia townhome’s master bath with Lithoverde, a natural stone product comprised of 98% post-industrial material
September 3, 2013
The homeowners of a 3,000-square-foot townhome in the Society Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, seized the opportunity to turn a needed repair into creating their dream master bath.


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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
June 3, 2013
Across the world, the popularity of marble countertops is continuing to rise.


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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
April 1, 2013
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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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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2014 Spring

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