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Foster + Partners’ win competition for a new luxury hotel in Makkah looking at the Holy Kaaba

The design follows a philosophy of ‚luxury with humility’ with an understated elegance throughout the development, says one of the architects

Natural-stone-concrete-sandwich provides maximum structural integrity at minimum costs

Swiss-based Futurafrosch in cooperation with sandstone company Bärlocher and other partners has developed new technology

Cobblestone plastering with level surfaces is becoming ever more popular

Urban design in natural stone is adopting a modern look in keeping with today’s comfort requirements

Best of 2016: Architecture with natural stone

The editors of Stone-Ideas.com have compiled articles and reports with the most clicks in 2016

MIA+BSI Pinnacle Awards: projects with stone that stand above the rest

Grande Pinnacle Award for The Minnesota State Capitol exterior stone restoration which may be the largest and most complex restoration project the US has ever seen

Hydraulically driven shutters with a natural stone cladding

Backraum Studio came up with a unique idea for a private dwelling on the banks of Austria’s Attersee

Prototype for a natural stone dome using state of the art technology

Scientists working with Giuseppe Fallacara in the „New Fundamentals Research Group“ tie in traditional building with modern building machinery

Spanish Macael-Marble-Prize awarded for the 30th time

The Spanish Award aims to expound quality of the material and productivity of the branch in Andalusia

Natural stone: no spectacle in its own right, but rather subservient to the over-all impression which a building project should convey

The Austrian „Pilgram – Award for Architecture with natural stone“ was bestowed once again this year

New community center in the Czech city of Liberec in basic black slate

The building is meant to set an accent in a neglected district and generate impetus

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