Natural stone is a basic building material used for facades from hundreds of years ago. Nowadays, it is important to build a sustainable home using green products. In this case, natural stone is the most ecological solution, with a lot of benefits for your facades. Don’t miss them!
Natural stone reflects the revolutionary transformation of architecture. Neoclassical, gothic or modern styles used natural stone to show these conceptual changes. Here you have some projects that embraced creativity and innovation in natural stone construction.
A natural stone house can “live” several lives. From a ruin, a new structure can be constructed to create a contemporary design. Here you have 5 examples of natural stone renovations that respect the heritage and give a totally unique look to the new building.
Natural stone is a construction product absolutely competitive in terms of sustainability. An efficient design of masonry structures is possible by means of practical verification procedures. This is the result of an extensive study that compares sustainable facades of stone, concrete and wood.
Natural stone brings warmth to the interior design of a contemporary penthouse apartment in Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Our Multicoloured Asia Slate, STONEPANEL™ Multicolor and STONEPANEL™ Black Slate Thin Set were chosen by the architect Radan Blažek for wall and floor decoration in the living room, the bathroom and the exterior terrace.
A black and white design is a classic that is never out of style. Whether you favour a traditional or contemporary house, granite is a sophisticated choice for a kitchen thanks to a palette of colours that fits in perfectly a black-and-white scheme, with a fresh and elegant appeal.
The construction of stone pavings needs a well-conceived design and a careful execution. The adherence layer, which supports the stone, may consist of mortar cement, adhesive or sand.
The Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) provides a comprehensive picture of the sustainability of a new home in England and Wales. This code was launched by the UK government in 2006 to help reduce carbon emissions and create more green buildings.