Articles by Michelle Stinnard

Living Model of Stone Architecture

February 10, 2006
Clad in White Danby marble, the Knowlton School of Architecture at the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, OH, provides an example of innovative stonework for its students.
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Restoration secures chapel at Ivy League campus

February 10, 2006
The two-phased restoration of the exterior stonework at the Princeton University Chapel involved the replacement of some sandstone and limestone to match existing materials.
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Natural Stone Defines Library Expansion

February 7, 2006
The Arcadia University Landman Library in Glenside, PA, was recently renovated and expanded to include a variety of natural stone materials.
The overall design for the renovation and expansion of Arcadia University's Landman Library in Glenside, PA, came about as the result of an architectural competition staged by the school.
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Fabricator Case Study: Concentrating on the Countertop Market

February 7, 2006
Branching off of a pre-existing company, Exquisite Stone now serves as a full fabrication shop, with an emphasis on countertops and vanity tops for both the residential and commercial sectors
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Equipped for optimum slab handling

January 25, 2006
To accommodate a recent surge in demand, A. American Custom Flooring opened a second location in Illinois, and it operates a revolutionary state-of-the-art slab handling/storage system
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Establishing a signature residential space

January 25, 2006
The 35-story Trump Tower at City Center in White Plains, NY, features marble and granite throughout its 460,000 square feet of space, which houses over 200 luxury condominium residences, encompassing a total of 440 bathrooms, 200 powder rooms and 212 kitchens.
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Providing a workplace of the future

November 1, 2005
Housing the offices of four state agencies, the Keystone Building in Harrisburg, PA, was designed using both limestone and granite as architectural features to its facade as well as its interior. As a result of the outstanding stonework, the project received a 2004 Tucker Award from the Building Stone Institute.
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War monument etched in stone

November 1, 2005
On August 27, 2005, approximately 350 people gathered at the Oncenter Complex in Syracuse, NY, for the highly emotional unveiling of the first U.S.-located monument honoring World War II minority veterans of Onondaga County. The Wall of Honor, which measures 16 feet long x 8 feet high, is made from Absolute Black granite.
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“Duke Stone” helps create gothic style

November 1, 2005
To match the existing gothic style buildings on campus, the Duke Divinity School at Duke University in Durham, NC, was redesigned and extended to include the use of traditional “Duke Stone” as a key accent, along with hints of limestone and sandstone.
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Increased demands inspire new company

November 1, 2005
In 2001, Gary Cancro and Israel Jiron established Stone Resources as an installation and fabrication company, which mainly serves the residential sector near its Danbury, CT, location.
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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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