Exterior Architecture

An outdoor retreat in stone

June 26, 2012
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

April 2, 2012
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

January 11, 2012
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

January 11, 2012
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

September 7, 2011
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

July 13, 2011
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

July 13, 2011
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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Tile and stone enhance campus parking structure

May 17, 2011
Duke University's recently completed 1,900-car parking garage has become the first freestanding parking structure in the U.S. to achieve LEED certification. Bill Browne, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal and President of RATIO Architects Inc. in Indianapolis, IN, led the architectural team, and Todd Lohman of Walker Parkign Consultants, Inc. led the overall project team.
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Overcoming dimensional stone veneer challenges

December 2, 2010
Design of dimensional stone veneer is a straightforward process when the stone sizes are similar, utilize the same material and are connected to an appropriately framed structural backup. However, if stone panels of different sizes and shapes are part of the architectural vision and the existing backup wall limits the location of anchors, the designer must be creative and meticulous in the cladding design.
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Regional stone brings appeal to Texas home

June 23, 2010
A palette of natural stone was selected for the exterior of a private residence in Texas to create a contemporary look, while at the same time unifying it with its neighboring landscape.
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