Best of 2017: Architecture with natural stone

New Fundamentals Research Group: „HyparVault“. Photo: Maurizio Barberio.

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Photo above: „HyparVault“: saddle-shaped vault elements in limestone. New Fundamentals Research Group has once more recreated a self-supporting construction according to an ancient building principle

Snøhetta: Times Square.Redesign of Times Square: Granite benches serve not only as seating but also as a place to lean on, from which to enjoy the view, or corner the limelight. Architects at Snøhetta have given the famous Manhattan Square a theatre-set feeling

Mario Botta: „Fiore di pietra“.Mario Botta carves a „Stone Flower“ („Fiore di pietra“) in lofty 1.700 m height on the Monte Generoso. The limestone-clad building contains restaurants and conference rooms and is a must for tourists

Wilmotte et Associés: Centre Spirituel et Culturel Orthodoxe Russe (CSCOR).
Centre Spirituel et Culturel Orthodoxe Russe in Paris. Die Kalkstein-Fassade der Kathedrale zeigt den Weg aus dem irdischen Dasein ins goldene Paradies

 Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects 7 Bryant Park, Manhattan.7 Bryant Park, Manhattan: Corporate Architecture with an hourglass, limestone, marble and granite. Luxurious building complex by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Architects use the hourglass as a leitmotif and were rewarded with a Tucker Design Award

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(05.02.2018, USA: 02.05.2018)