Articles by Michelle Stinnard

Government facility receives modern upgrade

August 1, 2005
Occupying 25 floors, and comprised of 1 million square feet of space, the Manhattan Municipal Building at One Center Street in New York City is considered one of the largest government buildings in the world. It was originally built in the early 1900s by the internationally renowned architectural firm, McKim, Mead and White, and this past year, Loring Consulting Engineers was brought on board to renovate and modernize the restrooms, which included the addition of Indian stone supplied by Hindustan Granites Inc. of Hauppauge, NY.
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Indian stone design replicates a Mediterranean villa

August 1, 2005
Salvadeo Associates Architects, P.C., recently designed a private residence in Staten Island, NY, to recall a Mediterranean villa. The look for the 7,000-square-foot house was achieved with the extensive use of Indian stone materials from Ankur International.

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Tucson International Airport

August 1, 2005
The architectural plan for the first phase of the Tucson International Airport renovation in Tucson, AZ, was conceived to complement the surrounding desert's natural beauty. To enhance the Southwestern style, Indian Rainbow sandstone from Southland Stone USA and Arizona sandstone from American Sandstone, were selected as both interior and exterior features. Architecture by HNTB Architecture, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA.
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Evoking a distinguished ambiance with stone

July 1, 2003
Giallo Fiorito granite was chosen for exterior and interior aspects of the Staten Island Bank & Trust in Staten Island, NY, for its luxurious look and economical price.
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Granite creates a "signature class" project

July 1, 2003
Three types of Brazilian granite were chosen for the Las Olas City Centre in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, for their aesthetics and practicality.
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Stone connects community with renovated library

July 1, 2003
Sandstone and granite were selected for the addition and renovation of the Columbia Public Library in Columbia, MO, for continuity with the surrounding architecture.
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Residence/studio is updated with Chinese slate

June 4, 2003
For this combined residence/piano studio in Buffalo Grove, IL, Golden Harvest slate from China was chosen to withstand heavy traffic, while providing a clean-looking appearance.
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Stone connects to campus and community

June 4, 2003
For the new Theatre and Drama Center/Neal Marshall Education Center on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, slate and limestone were chosen to provide continuity with the campus.
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Slate creates a park-like setting for California library

June 4, 2003
For the Palisades Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, slate was selected to clad the exterior of the facility, in order to fit in with its natural surroundings.
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Slate unites modern design with an historic context

June 1, 2003
Various slates were used for South Park Place, a mixed-use facility in San Francisco, CA, for their appearance and versatility.
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