Located on Tremont Street in the historic city of Boston, MA, the Highball Lounge at the Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel transitioned to the Better Sorts Social Club. The renovation is credited to Punch Architecture, Las Vegas-based design and architecture firm.
More than 20 years in the making, the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA) opened its doors in time for Veterans Day of 2020. The museum, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) as a series of pavilions for exhibits and special events, sprawls 84 acres across the bucolic Fort Belvoir Military Installation in Virginia. Several varieties of natural stone are prominently showcased throughout the design of the 185,000-square-foot building, which is LEED Silver-certified.
Second-generation owner, Sandya Dandamudi, builds upon her mother’s success and maintains a work culture that promotes teamwork and nurtures creativity. Dandamudi, who was recently named Stone World’s 2020 Fabricator of the Year, took some time to talk with us about GI Stone and its work.
With several locations, The Granite & Marble Depot serves the Greater Chicago area, Northwest Indiana and the Wisconsin border. The Aurora, IL-based company specializes in fabrication and installation of residential and commercial countertops, tabletops, outdoor kitchens, fireplaces and more.
Naquin moderated the two-day workshop, entitled “Selling Natural Stone: Building Your Company’s Sales Structure,” which on the first day also included industry veterans from Valley View Granite and Cutstone Company, who shared their experiences with viewers.
Located in Dallas, TX, the Old Parkland North Campus features variegated limestone from Indiana, extracted from an adjacent quarry to one that more than 90 years ago produced the stone for the facade of the Empire State Building.
A tranquil and reflective setting was created in Chattanooga, TN, with Texas limestone and local flagstone for the “Wreath of Honor” – a tribute to five souls who lost their lives in a terrorist attack
July 16, 2015 is a day that residents of Chattanooga, TN, will never forget. This date marks a tragic domestic terrorist attack on five military personnel, which devastated the city. To honor the five victims, the city of Chattanooga invited artists from around the country to submit design proposals for a memorial.
Across the Caribbean, architects and developers are moving away from the traditional and locally quarried stone materials they have used in the past. Instead, they are taking advantage of the increasing competitiveness and global availability of much higher-grade stone materials.
Founded on July 1, 1887, as the result of a bequest by Chicago businessman Walter L. Newberry, the Newberry Library has a long history. In an effort to revitalize the building’s beautiful stone architecture and update its layout to be more visitor friendly, a two-year restoration and renovation project was recently completed.
or the second time in its history, the limestone exterior of the historic main Post Office building in Fort Worth, TX, was meticulously cleaned and restored by a team of experts, including PROSOCO
April 7, 2020
By any definition, the main Post Office building in Fort Worth, TX, is a commanding presence. Located on the southern edge of the city’s central business district, the massive, three-story, rectangular structure occupies an entire 1 1/5-acre city block and is bounded by two key throughways, Lancaster and Jennings avenues.