Articles by Jennifer Adams

HOSPITALITY DESIGN: Mountain Spa is Rooted in Stone

March 13, 2006
In keeping with the tradition of stonework at the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY, a new spa wing was recently built with indigenous rock that was blasted on site
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ARCHITECTS ROUNDTABLE: Williamson Pounders Architects, LLC

March 13, 2006
The relationship shared by James F. Williamson, FAIA, and Louis Pounders, FAIA, of Williamson Pounders Architects, LLC (WPA) in Memphis, TN, extends far beyond the firm's foundation in 1990. The two are childhood friends who have been developing and honing their interest and skills in architecture together since grade school. This bond has continued throughout the years, and now both partners are in the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.
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FABRICATOR CASE STUDIES: Shifting gears to capitalize on a growing market

March 13, 2006
Under new ownership, B&B Cut Stone Co. of Shreveport, LA, has gone from a hand-working limestone operation to a full-scale countertop fabrication business
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STONE IN RESIDENCE: Limestone Satisfies Personal and Business Demands

March 13, 2006
In redesigning the penthouse of a Manhattan building, a palette of various limestone materials was chosen to create a space that would serve as both a private residence and an area for corporate entertaining
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STONE IN RESIDENCE: Hand-crafted Island Countertop Adds to Sleek Kitchen Design

March 13, 2006
Two hand-cut and polished slabs of Bianco Romano granite were used to form a 23-foot-long island countertop in the kitchen of a Baltimore, MD, residence
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FABRICATOR CASE STUDIES: Taking the Plunge into Stone Fabrication

March 13, 2006
With the experience gained from working for a solid surface business, the owner of Apex Surfaces in Harmony, PA, decided to branch out on his own and start a stone fabricating operation
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Reconfiguring Stone Architecture

February 10, 2006
In updating the design of the John M. Olin Library on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, MO, the design team reworked the existing Missouri Red granite facade to allow more light into the building.
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Fine-tuning a State-of-the-Art Operation

February 10, 2006
When expanding into stone fabrication, the owner of Down East Fabrication in Mechanicsburg, PA, invested in high-quality equipment and has taken measures to improve upon production efficiency.
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Cambrian Black granite quarry continues to thrive

January 25, 2006
With approximately 500 employees globally and 25 quarries, Polycor Inc. has established a solid name for itself in the stone industry. Headquartered in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, the company - a large quarrier and fabricator of natural stone - has progressed steadily since it was started in 1987. And with 19 quarries that are currently in operation, there are several that have gained a level of renown.
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New college library continues stone tradition

January 25, 2006
Since its early days, stone architecture has always been held in high regard on the campus of Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. The institution, which was founded in 1848, was initially located in Clarksville, TN, but moved to Memphis in 1925. At this time, it was under the direction of President Charles Diehl, who as a graduate of Princeton University understood the relationship of architecture to academic reputation.
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