Articles by Michelle Stinnard

Limestone creates timeless building

The First Citizens Bank headquarters in Columbia, SC, is clad in Portuguese limestone, and granite and marble were added for interior elements
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Rubble stone facelift connects addition to campus

The renovation and expansion of the new Unified Science Center at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, involved a detail matching to the stonework present on campus
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Maintaining an image in stone

The InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center in Cleveland, OH, was rebuilt using a variety of natural stone, which was used in a range of unique interior and exterior applications
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Moving beyond standard countertops

Based on the motto “Completely…out of the box,” Estate Granite & Marble of Redding, CA, prides itself on creating unique stone applications using light, water and fire
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Historic 19th Century quarry reopens

Dunnville Cutstone Co., a sandstone quarry in Wisconsin, recently reopened after being out of operation for several decades
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Commercial and Institutional Architecture: Limestone creates soothing environment for art museum

A neutral palette of limestone from Francepierre International was utilized in the design of the Rubin Museum of Art in New York to establish a meditative atmosphere
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Commercial and Institutional Architecture: Using stone as an educational tool

The use of natural stone was key in the design of the Warren Skaaren Environmental Learning Center in Texas, as it served as a teaching reference to students
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Fabricator Case Study: Flourishing in the granite sector

Since moving into granite fabrication nine years ago, TTS Granite, Inc. of Steger, IL, has grown to handle an average of 25 to 30 kitchens a week
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Fabricator Case Study: Running a family operation with modern machinery

Family owned and operated Olive Glass and Marble houses a variety of state-of-the-art equipment at its facility in Fayetteville, NC
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Focus on Indian Stone: Achieving an Old World look in slate and travertine

A combination of stone materials helped architects achieve a classic look for the design of a private residence in Marina Del Rey, CA
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