57% of home buyers prefer granite or natural stone countertops, according to a report issued by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), one of the largest trade associations in the United States.
Nowadays, Danish architecture is world-renowned due to its cutting-edge design, practical functionality and sustainability goal. This new house constructed in Frederikssund Municipality, near Copenhagen, is inspired by traditional constructions in Denmark which used wood and natural stone for exterior cladding. This single-family house takes advantage of the benefits of our STONEPANEL™ natural stone system, the only […]
A countertop is a significant part of your kitchen. Choosing a material for your worktop is a huge decision because it will impact on the aesthetics and practical function of this important part of your house. A well-chosen countertop will make your kitchen more useful and easy to maintain. This is why natural stone can […]
Retaining walls are a structure that holds soil behind it. Natural stone is one of the most used material to create retaining walls. A stone retaining wall will add value, character and appeal to your home. Let’s have a look at some great ideas for your garden!
In the recent years, ventilated facades are gaining traction as a result of the urgent need to create efficient buildings. Architects and engineers are looking for materials that offer strength, flexibility and a contemporary design. Natural stone offers all the advantages of a sustainable material combined with the benefits of a ventilated façade: energy efficiency, savings […]
Natural stone floor coverings have significantly lower environmental and economic impact than other covering materials such as ceramics, carpets, PVC, laminates and parquet. This is the major conclusion of a team of researchers from the Institute for Materials in Construction at the University of Stuttgart, after carrying out a new comprehensive study about sustainability of floor coverings from […]
STONEPANEL™ clads the fifth house certified Passivhaus in Catalonia. Designed by the architect Guillermo Allegrini, the house called La Estrella dels Vents (The Star of the Winds), located in the rural area of Cantonigròs (Barcelona), meets the clear objectives of «energy excellence, environmental quality and respectful environmental awareness». The architect used only natural materials such as stone, […]
Winter is a great time to include natural stone in the interior spaces of your house. Kitchens, bathrooms or living rooms will benefit from granite, quartzite or marble, natural materials that never goes out of style. Here you have 5 natural stones for the 5 most popular rooms in your home.
STONEPANEL™, the only natural stone panel certified and guaranteed for outdoor use, has been used for cladding the exterior façade of the Caudwell International Children’s Centre (CICC) in Keele (UK).