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.
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.
Rainbow Teak sandstone - quarried by TAB India of Jaipur, India - was selected for the exterior design of the Kierland Financial building in Phoenix, AZ, for its warm coloring that blends with the local surroundings.
In this issue of Stone World, check out content about an office tower in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which straddles the city’s business and fashion districts. Also read about Tab India, which is another recognized stone producer from India. Through the years, the company has invested heavily in its quarrying and fabrication operations.