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More than 120,000 m² of Jura limestone were used for the flooring in the new international airport Berlin-Brandenburg

The architecture of Gerkan, Marg and Partner is not spectacular but functional and conveys a little homeliness

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019: one of the winners was the Irish firm Heneghan Peng Architects for the new Palestinian Museum on the West Bank

Buildings and gardens take up the ancient landscape and changes brought about by humans during many thousands of years

How the competitors of the stone sector do the marketing: Object Carpet, manufacturer of carpets and rugs, designs its restaurant with collages of different materials

The architects of the Ippolito Fleitz Group have designed the meeting place in the new business center of the German brand

Eisenhower Memorial in Washington D.C. with stainless steel tapestry and bas-reliefs in stone

After many years of discussions about architect Frank Gehry’s design, the site at the Mall was inaugurated in September 2020

Ecological building with natural stone and wood: Extension of a retirement home in France by Studiolada Architectes

The planners placed stone slabs in front of a wall of timber framework and used only materials from the region

Building quickly and cost-effectively: edifices made entirely of small blocks of natural stone are popular in France

In a small village in the Vosges mountains, a visitor center was built entirely of sandstone and wood

Lucien Arkas Art Gallery not far from Izmir: despite natural stone not a monolith, but an open building

The architects of Artı3 Mimarlık wanted to respect the residential buildings and the natural landscape around them

Penthouse on Spain’s Costa del Sol: The stairs and a wall as “sculptural elements” to divide the space

The designers of Fran Silvestre Arquitectos have made the marble optically very light and avoid monoliths dominating the picture

In the case of the new type of wooden bridge by Aachen University of Applied Sciences, the stone slabs on the carriageway also provide rain protection for the load-bearing beams

The construction thus achieves a long service life and, due to the natural building materials, the best CO2 results

At the Grande Arche de la Défense in Paris, Carrara marble façade panels were replaced with Bethel White granite from the US

It was a great luck for the worldwide stone sector that after the damage to the stone this building icon was not lost to other façade materials

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