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Eco-friendly products achieve successful home renovation

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Designed by Robin Wilson Home of New York, NY, the Kennedy Green House — located in Mount Kisco, NY — exemplifies an eco-friendly design with the use of recycled stone and quartz products


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Glass tile elevates experience for California retailer

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Modono glass tile™ assists in creating a sleek upscale atmosphere at two Custom Comfort Mattress retail locations in California.
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Mosaic glass tile rejuvenates master bath

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Iridescent glass mosaics contribute to the refreshing and open airy feel of a renovated master bath of a private residence in Texas.
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Tile and stone enhance campus parking structure

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The use of terra-cotta tile and local Duke Stone for the exterior design of a new parking garage at Duke University maintains campus tradition while adding a modern twist.
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Eco-friendly products achieve successful home renovation

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Designed by Robin Wilson Home of New York, NY, the Kennedy Green House -- located in Mount Kisco, NY -- exemplifies an eco-friendly design with the use of recycled stone and quartz products.
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Native Texas Limestone Creates a New Presence for Tesoro

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Designed by Gensler, Tesoro Corporation’s new headquarters features Texas Pearl limestone for both its interior and exterior design, along with Texas Hadrian limestone which accents the exterior.
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Tile and stone enhance campus parking structure

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Duke University's recently completed 1,900-car parking garage has become the first freestanding parking structure in the U.S. to achieve LEED certification. Bill Browne, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal and President of RATIO Architects Inc. in Indianapolis, IN, led the architectural team, and Todd Lohman of Walker Parkign Consultants, Inc. led the overall project team.
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Romanesque architecture carries on at Stanford

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Located near the Hoover Tower on Stanford University’s campus in Palo Alto, CA, the home of Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) includes a 35,000-square-foot newly built conference and office facility as well as a popular courtyard. Featuring a combination of travertine and limestone, the building and the courtyard refer to the Romanesque architecture of the campus’ original Quads.
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Shades of red create striking bathroom redesign

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Located in the North Hills area of Austin, TX, a townhouse was redesigned to feature a more exposed layout and also update the finishes of the existing master bath. Designed by Marsha Topham, Senior Project Architect of CG&S Design-Build, the homeowner wished to incorporate a warm color range, with a strong red accent of natural stone and tile.
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Natural stones meld modernism with Texas regionalism

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Located in the Bluffview area of Dallas, TX, a private residence reflects the owner’s commitment to the quality of the built commercial environment, and serves as an example of good design for the owners’ many clients, business contacts and visitors.
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