Laticrete, a manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, is now part of ecoScorecard, a database of free web-based, manufacturer specific micro-sites that help architects and designers search, evaluate and document environmental impacts of building products and materials against the leading environmental system.
In keeping with campus tradition, local “Hokie Stone” was incorporated into the design of a Virginia Tech’s new chiller plant — not only helping to conceal the mammoth size of the structure, but also adding points for LEED Silver certification
Dedicated to working with Make It Right -- an organization founded by actor and activist Brad Pitt to build 150 affordable houses in New Orleans' post Hurricane Katrina -- Cosentino has now committed to donate eco-friendly surfacing to the Bancroft School Project to help revitalize the "Green Impact Zone" in Kansas City, M
Charles Luck recently announced that its newest location, the Georgetown Studio, a metro-storefront in Washington, DC, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Wissahickon Schist and Vermont slate are among the regional materials used in the design of the David L. Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA
In the December 2016 issue, we look at some highlights of the Marmo+Mac 2016, and the new renovations of the Freemasons' Hall in London, England. We also present some new products, technology updates, machine of the month, and stone of the month.
For this issue, we are excited to share with you four features that focus on using compact and ultrathin slabs in both residential and commercial projects. As these products continue to gain popularity, we wanted to share different ideas of applications, including an upscale dining environment in the interior of a Saks Fifth Avenue.