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.
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.
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.