The surrounding region of Rome has a vast history of quarrying and processing travertine and other stone varieties, and it continues this tradition today - exporting its products to foreign markets worldwide
With the knowledge and experience they gained growing up in a stone-working region of Italy, the owners of Mosaico Italiano in Pompano Beach, FL, have developed a state-of-the-art operation for the mass production of mosaic tile
Adam Bauer, president of Planet Granite Inc. in Colorado Springs, CO, was first introduced to the stone industry at a young age. â€œI would spend my summers in high school in Aspen, working in the stone and tile industries with my father,â€ he explained. â€œAt age 14, grinding marble and grouting were not high on my 'enjoying life' list, but the industry was sprouting a seed in me without my knowledge of ever knowing where it could lead.â€
Set in the center of downtown Cleveland, OH, and occupying 85 acres, Cleveland State University is an integral part of the city. It boasts more than 100 student organizations and 17 NCAA Division I men's and women's varsity sports. Its architecture is a blend of old and new design styles - including historic landmark buildings as well as more contemporary facilities.
Colorado Yule marble was a key component in creating a chic contemporary look for the law office of Thelen Reid & Priest in Washington, DC. â€œThe direction from the client was to design a clean, light and modern space that would represent a new image in the Washington market,â€ said Project Designer Mariela Buendia-Corrochano of Gensler Architecture, Design & Planning Worldwide.
Dating back to 1885, Rock of Ages Corp. of Barre, VT, has grown into a stone-production powerhouse - with ownership of 10 active quarries and five manufacturing and sawing facilities in North America. The publicly owned company is a leading quarrier of granite in the U.S. and Canada, and it is among the world's largest manufacturers and retailers of granite memorials.
For this issue, we are excited to share with you four features that focus on using compact and ultrathin slabs in both residential and commercial projects. As these products continue to gain popularity, we wanted to share different ideas of applications, including an upscale dining environment in the interior of a Saks Fifth Avenue.