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National Bank of Oman: it’s all about the Sultan’s Land – not about the power of money

Architects at LOM designed the limestone façade and the atrium to reflect geological strata and Oman’s gorges respectively

New York City’s Green New Deal: „no longer energy wasting all-glass facades in new construction“

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to reach less emission of greenhouse gas and adhere to the Paris Climate Act

Iberian limestone for Australian sculptors’ works at the hotel The Westin Perth

Bateig Company of Alicante transferred the image of original paintings unto natural stone slabs with CNC-precision machinery

Interior decoration: limestone used as cladding for a fireplace

At the FuoriSalone in Milan, Grassi Pietre presents its Pietra di Vicenza in the Casa Presotto flagship store

Casa Fantini at Lago d’Orta: garden surrounded by a stone wall with many colors and various shapes

The stone creates a contrast between nature and the modern style of the building

„Metalito“ by I Sassi di Assisi: an update on self-supported natural stone arches

Steel makes unlimited construction of arches and vaults possible without the use of a keystone

Manhattan’s AT&T-Tower is being revamped without touching the granite façade

Critics of Snøhetta’s first draft mentioned the unrelenting „glassification of the street levels“ as one of the main point of contention

Ticino’s Sonogno: natural stone breathes new life into the heart of the piazza

Architect Enrico Sassi referred to stone fragment façades and shingles of farm houses in the vicinity

French award „Natural Stone and Architecture“: small is beautiful … and affords lots of room for unusual ideas

Prizes are awarded biennially, award winners are given a small sculpture / Big topic: Massif natural stone construction

New stone river promenade on the banks of Basel’s Rhein river

Limestone walls and curved lines bring the waves and turbulence of a waterway to the river banks

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