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Residence is an example of green architecture in stone

With a focus on being environmentally friendly, the Castaway III Model is the first of the Zero Energy America Homes to be opened to the public
January 8, 2014
Zero Energy America is a project by Marc Rutenberg Homes to build four houses in the Tampa Bay area at the extreme of green building


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MIA releases new premium quarry poster series

December 2, 2013
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has released a new series of premium showroom posters featuring magnificent pictures of natural stone quarries.


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Natural stone provides European charm for private residence

An international mix of stone slabs and tiles bring a classical European style to the inside of an upscale residence in Great Neck, Long Island
October 1, 2013
On Long Island in New York, set among the many classical French European-styled homes of Great Neck, a luxurious residence awaited a renovation and redesign of its absolutely empty 4,000-square-foot basement.


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A law firm lit by travertine

January 8, 2013
The offices of the Baker-Donelson law firm have been redesigned, incorporating a variety of stone products to bring a cohesive look to a two-floor professional space


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Romanesque architecture carries on at Stanford

April 26, 2011
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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Homeowners seek comfort in kitchen and bath designs

March 3, 2011
Informal and functional appear to be two primary components in kitchen design today, and homeowners are also searching for a relaxing, simplistic space for their baths. Many consumers are straying away from sophisticated designs and are leaning towards more minimal looks - but overall, still inspiring.
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Roman travertine exemplifies Rocky Mountain environment

March 2, 2011
With the rugged peaks of the Rocky Mountains and an equally impressive landscape, Sun Valley, ID, is a majestic place that is steeped in history. Often referred to as the “American Shangri-La,” the area has become a thriving resort community - offering visitors a wealth of hotels and restaurants, outdoor activities and entertainment.
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Meeting Stringent Prerequisites for Sealing Travertine

January 5, 2011
Nicknamed the “Schu,” the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in Dayton, OH, is home to the Dayton Opera and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra as well as the latest Broadway shows. 
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Stone of the Month: October 2010

September 24, 2010
Authentic Durango Veracruz Vein-Cut Travertine was supplied by World Wide Stone Corp., Scottsdale, AZ.
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Defining a personal space with stone and tile

September 24, 2010
When it comes to personalizing their home designs, stone and tile products remain a top choice for today’s homeowners.
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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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