Located in Richardson, TX, the Spring Creek Nature Area contains 180 acres of virgin old-growth hardwood forest that dates back to the time of the Caddo Indians and the City’s founding families, strategically located adjacent to the fast-growing urban environment of CityLine.
A growing patient base drove officials to put an expansion plan in place for Brookings Hospital in Brookings, SD. The project consisted of a hospital addition and a new two-story medical office building.
The first free-planning development phase of the new UpTown district in Milan, Italy, includes about 420 apartments, with a total of 2,000 homes to be completed by 2026. Built to the design of SSA, Scandurra Studio Architettura and Zanetti Design Architettura, the first two lots at Cascina Merlata -- four towers and three linear blocks -- create an open residential system, seamlessly connected to the existing urban structure and landscape.
FFKR Architects in Salt Lake City, UT, has worked with the Church of Latter Day Saints for at least 25 years. FFKR Architects has built these temples in major cities all over the world, roughly 150 of them and every year the Church of Latter Day Saints announces four or five new temples.
Known for its picturesque mountains and rivers, Chattanooga, TN, is a place for outdoor living. It is also a city that’s heart is based on strong community values. With this in mind, city officials sought to create a home-like environment for residents, as well as visitors, when revitalizing a local park.
Originally built as Fort Saint Anthony in the 1820s, Fort Snelling is spread across 300 acres in St. Paul, MN, and is strategically situated at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers. Today, the Minnesota Historical Society runs the fort, which is located atop a bluff along the Mississippi River.
Located in Salt Lake City, UT, the City Creek Center is a mixed-use development that features a replica of the area’s historic City Creek running through it, complete with 300 live trout, more than 600 trees and hundreds of native plants.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design we focus on the current quartz trends and the use of quartz in a modern farmhouse. Also, learn about how natural stone is used to blend nature and exterior architecture!