Jason Kamery joined Stone World magazine as its managing editor in June 2014. Previously, he was the assistant editor for Pet Age magazine and a sports reporter for The Express-Times and The Exponent newspapers. Jason graduated from Purdue University with a B.A. in Mass Communication.
Energy Corridor, Energy Center III is a 546,000-square-foot, 20-story, Class A office building with a lobby visible from Interstate 10 in Houston, TX. Architect Scott Cutlip of Kirksey Architects in Houston, wanted the 30-foot-tall lobby to have a stone wall, and a dramatic presence at night.
Introduced earlier this year, the United Airlines Polaris seats improved upon the airline’s business class seats on international routes. To be able to give passengers a full experience, United Airlines also created a new luxury passenger lounge, United Polaris.
In order to create a complete backyard oasis, Chris Garek of Stone Pro Inc., located in Bedford, TX, wanted to create a complete outdoor living space using natural stone. Garek came up with the backyard design for his family to enjoy that would not only be beautiful, but functional as well.
Located about 20 miles north of San Diego, Del Mar Heights, CA, was the site of two Class A office buildings, a new three-story structure and an existing four-story building that was reskinned with core improvements for energy efficiency.
In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we have a focus on large-format tile and building stone. The issue starts off with two Class A office buildings, a three-story structure and an existing four-story building that was reskinned using large-format tile.
Established in 1992 and located along the east side of Lake Michigan in the city of Muskegon, Lakeside Surfaces is one of the largest fabricators of surfacing products in the Midwest. The company was founded by its current president, Rob Riegler.
Founded in 1992, Jianming Stone Group has set out on a course to improve its processes for stone production, including becoming "green." The company, located in Xiamen, China, has recently installed a new water filtration system at its plant to help improve operations and the environment.
Originally based in Phenix, MO, the Phenix Marble Co. first opened in the early 20th century. At the time, it was one of the largest producers of stone and marble in the country, employing 250 workers.