David Hughes B. Arch CPMA, RIAI RIBA is a Senior Architect Project Manager with Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) of Dublin, Ireland, where he has worked since 1992. Hughes attended “Designing With Natural Stone” — the annual week-long continuing education program for architects held in conjunction with Marmomacc in Verona, Italy — in 2008. This article was originally written for the “Designing With Natural Stone” alumni newsletter. For information on attending “Designing With Natural Stone,” please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clad in natural stone, the Train Drivers Facility Building for Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland, is the first certified ultra-low energy building ever developed for a railway company in the world
In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we bring you our annual focus on Kitchen & Bath Design. From a beach-inspired bathroom design to a kitchen backsplash made of circular mosaic tile, the following are filled with illustrations of innovative and unique uses of stone and tile.