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Porcelain tile used on reviving historic campus Marquette University

When renovating two of Marquette University’s core buildings, architects selected a varying palette of porcelain tile that would blend aesthetically well together and return the buildings back to their original luster
In 1923, the cornerstone of Marquette University’s historic district, Sensenbrenner Hall, was built to house its Law School.


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Italian tile reflects Southern California lifestyle

A private residence in the affluent neighborhood of Hancock Park in Los Angeles, CA, utilized a variety of industrial-looking porcelain tile to create a minimalistic design
Located in Hancock Park, a historic and affluent neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, is a private, 4,000-square-foot open-plan home referred to as “355 Mansfield."


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The growing popularity of “Thin Porcelain Tile”

Now that industry professionals have coined a term for thin porcelain tile products, developing the appropriate product standards is next on the list
At the beginning of this year, professionals in the tile industry were searching for a suitable name for the new type of ultra-thin, large-format porcelain tile.


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Reviving a historic courthouse

An extensive renovation of the 1910 Harris County Courthouse in Houston, TX, involved restoring and replacing the stonework and tile throughout the building’s interior design
In 1836, when brothers Augustus C. and John K. Allen founded the city of Houston, TX, in Harris County, then known as Harrisburg County, they set aside a large plot of land to house the city’s courthouse.


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One Liners: August 2014

The Marble Institute of America (MIA) recently moved to 380 E. Lorain Street in Oberlin, OH 44074.


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Daltile and Mohawk Group unveil first West Coast Design Studio

Daltile, an industry-leading brand of ceramic, porcelain, glass, metal and natural stone tile products, and Mohawk Group, a world-leading producer and distributor of quality commercial flooring, have opened a design studio in San Francisco, CA


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Las Vegas-style casino requires a high-quality tile installation system

With over 110,000 square feet of tiled surfaces, the Wind Creek Casino in Wetumpka, AL, relied on installation products from Custom Building Products to meet the demand of its high-traffic environment


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Retail space requires high-quality installation system

The recent transformation from the SuperMall to The Outlet Collection: Seattle in Auburn, WA, relied on an installation system from Ardex Americas to meet the demands of the high-end fast-tracked project
SuperMall, a hybrid mall located in Auburn, WA, was to be transformed into a premium outlet center known as The Outlet Collection: Seattle.


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Tile installation meets demands of a busy environment

Faced with a tight timeframe and active jobsite, the installation team for the renovation at the Glendale Galleria Mall turned to a complete Laticrete system for a successful end result

There are always challenges to renovating existing tile structures, but when the project is also constricted by a small window of opportunity, being able to source high-performing building materials from a single supplier can be critical.


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Porcelain tile transform university dorm into community center

A variety of cost-effective tile was selected for Mitchell and Hilarie Morgan Hall at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, which adds visual interest to the space and contributes to its green properties


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