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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

The town hall square in Umeå, Sweden, is a hub for pedestrian traffic and invites passers-by to pause and explore with nature attractions

Landscape architect Professor Thorbjörn Andersson brings the seasons into the city with deciduous trees and spreads a natural stone mosaic pavement on the ground

Swedish textile patterns as mosaic pavement on the Hagatorget in Karlstad

A former roundabout for the cars has been turned into a place for the citizens, which gives them a bit of a feeling of home

Tourism in the style of simplicity: architect Matteo Thun has designed 20 slate cabins in the style of the old vineyard cottages

The winery Longen-Schlöder in the Moselle valley invites visitors to spend the night far away from internet and TV

A pavement of narrow stone straps on the station forecourt in Berlaar, Belgium

The local Bluestone, supplied by Carrières du Hainaut, was used

The interior design in the Kiki Noodle Bar in Shanghai suggests a wide landscape with rocks and forest

The planners of Golucci Interior Architects want to offer guests a place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city for the time of a bowl of pasta

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