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Best of 2020: Architecture with natural stone

The editors of have compiled the 5 articles and reports with the most clicks during the last year

News from massive construction with natural stone: not erecting thick walls, but “using the precious resource with moderation and purpose“

Studiolada architects use only thin natural stone ashlar and a timber framework for a health care building in eastern France

The limestone floor tiles bring the Mediterranean lifestyle to a terrace

The Spanish company Rosalstones offers its limestone Abadía Rosal with a hand-aged surface

Showroom for watches with echoes of the film worlds of Stanley Kubrick

The studio for interior design atelier tao+c designed a store for the young brand “Momic” in the megacity Hangzhou in China

The Wheelwright Prize grants US$ 100,000 to an intensive architectural research project with a significant impact on architectural discourse and practice

Emerging architects with a professional degree from all over the world may apply until January 31, 2021

Kitchen in a residential house in Australia: the cooking area can be separated with a movable wall door

Arclinea’s Italian designers divide the kitchen into separable areas that remain recognizably coherent

“Artists‘ Contacts“ by ifa: funding for intercultural exchange projects between creatives from Germany and developing countries

Grants for travel and subsistence costs for a project from contemporary visual arts, architecture, photography, media art, and design from June 2021 on / Application deadline January 31, 2021

Berlin’s Humboldt Forum in the new palace in the city center is completed and can be visited virtually until its final opening

During the past years, the new building was probably the largest natural stone construction site in Europe with 9000 m³ of sandstone and limestone from Germany and Poland

“Piscina Monolitica”: a bath fountain in steep terrain in Niederuzwil in Switzerland

The company Alfredo Polti made the massive object from a piece of rock of Calanca gneiss

Third Re-Use Italy competition for architects, engineers, students: give the ruins of the Chiesa Diruta church new life as Concert Hall

Total Prize money of 4000 € for ideas to give back this forgotten historical building to the citizenry of Grottole in Southern Italy

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