Exterior Architecture

Sourcing stone for a Philadelphia landmark

By Jennifer Adams
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Philip Ryan of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in New York talks one-on-one about the thought and planning that went into the extensive stone design of the new building for the Barnes Fountain in Philadelphia, PA


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Working “street magic” at Disney

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Disney Theme Parks, “Where Dreams Come True,” are the most famous destinations of their kind in the world.


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Texas limestone attracts upscale buyer

By Jennifer Adams
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Designed to entice a discerning homeowner, a spec home in Austin, TX, offered a charming environment with regional stone that led to the home’s sale before the end of construction


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An outdoor retreat in stone

By Karissa Giuliano
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Versailles Hazelnut limestone and Jade marble mosaics create the ultimate outdoor living space for a private residence in Beverly Hills, CA


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Building a new campus landmark with regional stone

By Jennifer Adams
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Wissahickon Schist and Vermont slate are among the regional materials used in the design of the David L. Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA


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Travertine adds to “James Bond” image

By Jennifer Adams
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Italian travertine panels create a sophisticated yet neutral backdrop for Aston Martin luxury vehicles at 16 new showrooms throughout the U.S.


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Drawing new life into Downtown St. Louis

By Michael Reis
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A specialist in architectural detailing — including one-of-a-kind tile artwork — Mark Pitliangus of Antique Architectural Decor recently restored two classic buildings in Downtown St. Louis, MO


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The art of mosaics evident in Key West commercial design

By Jennifer Adams
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A local artist dresses up the exterior of the Poinciana Royale building in Key West, FL, with a 14- x 18-foot hand-made mural of custom-cut ceramic tile 


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Playful tilework enlivens light-rail station

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A collaboration between a local community and team of artists brings life to the DART North Carrollton Frankford Road Station in Dallas, TX, with the use of custom-cut ceramic tile.
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Tile and stone enhance campus parking structure

By Kelly Martin
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The use of terra-cotta tile and local Duke Stone for the exterior design of a new parking garage at Duke University maintains campus tradition while adding a modern twist.
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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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2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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