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Capitals of Islamic Culture 2020: Cairo, Bukhara (Uzbekistan) and Bamako (Mali)

The Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers has again awarded the title for the regions of Arabia, Asia and Africa

A „Lithic Fabric” in ivy keeps heat out but lets light in

Professor Giuseppe Fallacara from the Polytechnic University of Bari uses natural stone for an innovative façade cladding

Corporate Architecture with natural stone for the winery Maison Delas Frères

The architects of the office Carl Fredrik Svenstedt have placed a striking building facade like a theatre curtain in a small Rhône town

The Ambedkar Memorial Park in Uttar Pradesh, India, is a stone desert and an example of how the wrong use of natural stone can have an impact

In the summer months, the plant is an incandescent furnace, among other things because there is too much dark sandstone and greyish granite, which heat up in the sun / Counter example Taj Mahal

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

The 2020 Pritzker Prize goes to Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara who founded Grafton Architects in Dublin

Natural stone walls connect the interior of a new building with the surroundings in a village not far from Prague

Architect Martin Čeněk wanted to integrate the building on the slope inconspicuously into the landscape and optimize it energetically

France’s Natural Stone Award „Building with natural stone in the 21st century” again showed numerous innovative ideas

There is no prize money to be won, which probably is why the number of entries is low (but the quality high), this time 22

Professor Giuseppe Fallacara designs and builds an acoustic shell made of hexagonal natural stone elements

„Stereotomy” is the name given to the age-old direction of architecture, which uses the weight of the stone for construction

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