Articles by Jennifer Adams

Italian marble dresses up hotel redesign

April 1, 2010
Slabs of White Venatino marble - along with limestone and granite - played a large role in creating a modern and stylish appearance in the public spaces of the recently renovated Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
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“Green” fabricator continues pattern of investment

April 1, 2010
Investing in advanced technology from the start, Precision Stoneworks of Lodi, CA, continually improves upon its business by committing to the environment and looking for new avenues of growth.
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Maintaining a well-rounded stone operation

March 1, 2010
With 11 showrooms throughout Chicagoland as well as a state-of-the-art stone fabrication facility, Marble Tech Inc. of Crystal Lake, IL, has shown serious growth in all aspects of its business.
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Sandstone and limestone form distinctive courthouse design

March 1, 2010
The new facility for the New Mexico Court of Appeals in Albuquerque features a facade of sandstone and limestone -- giving it a dignified presence while reflecting the warm tones of its surroundings.
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A “green” stone-processing operation

February 1, 2010
As a true sign to its overall commitment to environmental responsibility, Cold Spring Granite Co. of Cold Spring, MN, recently built a LEED Gold-certified headquarters and has taken drastic measures to reducing energy and cost in its production process.
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Green is here to stay

January 20, 2010

It is becoming apparent that "green design" is not a passing trend. More and more, words such as "sustainable," "LEED certified," "eco-friendly" and "carbon foot print" are being used to describe the construction of new buildings and homes.

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Defining a flagship building in stone

January 6, 2010
The Bayside Tower, a residential waterside community in San Diego, CA, stands as a signature building in the area - with a sleek stone exterior of limestone from India and black granite from Minnesota.
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Sandstone unifies campus design at UNLV

November 1, 2009
Staying consistent with existing campus architecture, the newly built Greenspun Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas features both red and beige sandstone on its exterior facade.
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Growing a family business step by step

November 1, 2009
Since its conception eight years ago, Ultimate Granite Surfaces (UGS) Inc. of Gibsonia, PA, has strategically expanded its operation to meet the demands of today’s market.
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Extensive stone palette defines Las Vegas resort

November 1, 2009
The new M Resort in Henderson, NV, is an elaborate showcase of Italian marble and Turkish travertine, which combines European style with contemporary design elements.
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