The World Architecture Day 2019 calls attention to the challenge of how architects can contribute to the realisation of affordable and long-lasting housing for all. To celebrate, we have chosen 3 natural stone projects that stand out for their sustainability and efficiency. Read on to see the stories!
The Natural Stone Council (NSC) has just announced updates to the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard (ANSI/NSC 373) that establishes criteria and methods for tracking, measuring and improving sustainability in the production of natural stone, long regarded for its durability and resiliency.
Gabion walls provide a wide field of environmental applications in contemporary architecture and decoration. Nowadays, they can be used for facades, gardens or urban designs. We have compiled 3 projects that adopt this structural system using natural stone!
Quartzite has become one of the most popular stones nowadays. Its has a mixture of a marble pattern and the durability of granite. This rock is common in architecture, decoration and interior design. Let’s do a review for the contemporary uses of quartzite:
The facade of your house is a very important part of the exterior design because it sets the style for the rest of the building. And it is also significant due to its impact on energy efficiency. Today we are going to talk about 5 reasons to remodel your facade and the advantages of doing […]
Black kitchens are one of the most popular interior design trends. Dark colors give a sense of continuity and spaciousness, particularly when they are used to cover an island counter or countertop. Black natural stone brings a feeling of elegance and a sophisticated contrast to flooring or wall cladding. Check out some ideas to inspire your black kitchen design!
Quartzite is a natural stone product, completely ecological and sustainable. Resistant and hard, this material can adapt as a facade cladding for any contemporary project. This bronze stone with ocher shades and a very rough natural texture is a great choice for long-lasting exterior walls.
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.
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 […]