From the granite of the Pyramids or the marble of the Taj Mahal, to the limestone of the Empire State Building, natural stone is a key component in timeless, durable and quality design. By applying the principles of sustainability design, stone is an important part of contemporary architecture.
The World Green Building Trends 2016 study anticipates green buildings to double by 2018. According to this report, the percentage of firms expecting to have more than 60% of their projets certified green is anticipated to nearly double from 17% currently to 33% within two years.
Pantone has announced the colors of the year 2016: Rose Quartz and Serenity. CUPA STONE gives you a selection of natural stones with these tones to put your home on trend.
If you are planning on kitchen remodeling, it is important to select a countertop material that is both beautiful and functional. Granite is now the leading kitchen countertop material due to its natural properties such as durability, versatility and resistance.
Architecture, Building and Climate is the theme of the World Architecture Day 2015 which is being held today. The International Union of Architects (UIA) celebrates this event to highlight the «essential role of architecture, design and town planning in reducing associated greenhouse gas emissions». In this case, natural stone is an energy efficient and climate responsive material […]
Natural stone has many structural, design and environmental advantages over other building materials. Enduring life-cycle, durability, easy of care and maintenance, recyclability, energy efficency… Thanks to its unique properties, natural stone plays a key role in sustainable architecture.