Articles by Jennifer Adams

Turkish supplier continues to expand

Established in 1990, leading Turkish stone supplier, Tekmar, has undergone several trans-formations in the past 15 years - significantly increasing its size and production capabilities.
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Wisconsin stone complements the natural environment

When it comes to his designs, architect Jeff Whyte of Schaumburg, IL, strives to maintain a balance between contemporary and homey. The architect combines materials such as stone, wood and glass to create unique and visually interesting designs, with warm and inviting atmospheres. This was the case for a residential project located about 30 miles outside of Chicago in Algonquin, IL, where Whyte utilized Wisconsin stone for the home's exterior, which blended the structure with its surrounding environment as well as providing texture and character.
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Remaining strong for three generations

Morseletto, a family-run stone-working operation in Northern Italy, now in its third generation, was founded in 1904. Today, under the direction of Barbara and Deborah Morseletto, the company has 10 quarries and a state-of-the-art fabricating facility -- complete with a sculpting studio.
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Entering the digital age

Since Adam Anderson and Israel Cruz started BuildersPlus Counter-tops six years ago, the company has experienced a surge of growth. What began as a two-man operation in Houston, TX, has expanded to a business currently comprised of over 40 employees, with steady work from many area builders.
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SmithGroup, Washington, DC

Started by Sheldon Smith in 1853, SmithGroup is considered to be the oldest architecture and engineering firm in continuous practice in the U.S. today. The company, which has nine locations throughout the country, recently celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2003.
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English Slate Portrays Manhattan Style

For the design of 7 Times Square in New York City, Burlington Bursting Stone was combined with granite, metal and glass to create a sleek modern corporate environment
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Indian Slate Meets Form And Function

Kota Brown slate clads the exterior of the new cancer center located on the campus of the University of California, San Diego -- providing the building with a distinctive yet warm look
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Slate Contributes To Soothing Spa Environment

Indian Copper slate was combined with marble and glass tile to create a serene atmosphere at Elements Spa in Vernon, NJ
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International collaboration results in colossal stone structure

The Shree Swaminarayan Mandir in Bartlett, IL, truly stands as a symbol of the ancient heritage and craftsmanship of traditional Indian temples, consisting of almost 43,000 square feet of Turkish limestone and approximately 33,000 cubic feet of Carrara marble
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Anticipating success for Stone+tec 2005

The 14th edition of Stone+tec will be held in Nuremberg, Germany, from May 25 to 28, 2005, and show organizers are anticipating a large turnout of exhibitors and attendees
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