Stone in Architecture

This section targets residential and commercial projects, as well as the renovation/restoration of buildings and homes.

ARTICLES

Local limestone ties together on Spanish-style Texas ranch

A Spanish-style ranch located deep within the heart of Texas Hill Country was built utilizing a combination of limestone, steel, wood and glass to blend in with the surrounding landscape and provide the owners with a relaxing getaway
When a retired couple from out-of-state was looking to build a second home in South Texas, they were drawn to a 350-acre piece of property which borders the Guadalupe River and is located in the rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country.


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Texas limestone used to make home

Mostly built of Palomino Granbury limestone, a private residence in Blanco, TX, complements its vast Texas property
Set in Blanco, TX, is a 4,350-square-foot, L-shaped residence, built for a couple that wanted their dream retirement home.


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"Parade of Homes" features Tennessee fieldstone

For a private residence in Knoxville, TN, which was highlighted in an October “Parade of Homes,” BMJ Stone supplied its “Stonewood Mountain” fieldstone for the home’s exterior facade and interior fireplaces
Brian, Mike and John Rector first began pulling fieldstone out of the woods and hills of Tennessee with their father over 25 years ago.


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Granite used to enhance JFK Space Center

As part of a 10-year plan to update and modernize the John F. Kennedy Space Center, a 75-foot-long, 5,000-gallon fountain was constructed as a focal point of the Visitor Complex
The John F. Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, FL, was originally built to launch the Saturn V, to date the only launch vehicle to transport human beings beyond low Earth orbit, for the Apollo manned moon landing program.


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IMAGE GALLERIES

The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

The Stones of Coverings 2013

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EVENTS

Industry

Vitoria Stone Fair 2016

2/16/16
Carapina Expo Center
Brazil
The Fair is a true show window for Brazil and the world’s dimensional stone industries, besides adding an ample gamma of integrated products and services from the productive chain of the civil construction, architecture and decoration, technology development, logic and foreign exchange, promoting entities and activity support.

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Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

Cevisama product gallery 2015

The 2015 edition of Cevisama was a showcase of the latest trends in tile design, including textured surfaces, colorful mosaics and worn concrete aesthetics

Stone World Magazine

Stone World April 2015 cover

2015 April

This issue of Stone World contains our annual “Report from Brazil.” In addition to articles on Granito Zucchi and Antolini’s operations, there are several other features on Brazilian stone producers as well as a review of the show, including a Stone Gallery of the many stones that were displayed on the exhibition floor.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Spring 2015 cover

2015 Spring

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.

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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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Stone Guide 2014

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

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