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Spanish Macael Prizes (Premios Macael) awarded for the 33rd time

The accolade distinguishes buildings where natural stone and artificial stone from Andalusia was implemented around the world

The ground floor of the great Mayan Temples and Palaces were originally enshrouded in drapery

Professor Jan Pieper of the RWTH Aachen has developed a new theory on equidistant portholes in the Temples’ walls

Renovation of famous Christ Cathedral in California with Grigio Alpi limestone from Italian Grassi Pietre company

The stone is honed, pretreated and vein cut that its gray shades perfectly match the church’s furnishings

The façade at 35 Hudson Yards shows a compelling interplay of glass and Jura-Limestone by Franken-Schotter

Architects at David M. Childs/Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) designed the complex to look unique from every angle

The Qatar National Library: the heritage collection will be displayed on a stage of travertine shelves

Architect Rem Koolhaas’ construction is a metaphor of the eternity and freedom of knowledge

Tirana’s Skanderbeg Square: Natural stone paving shows its colors when the fountains spew

Belgian architects have designed a central square in Albania’s capital with many interpretations

The list of Global Heritage Stone Resource (GHSR) grew by 8 to 22 this year

For the first time stones from Asia, North and South America are represented

Call for entries from all over Europe for the German Natural Stone Award 2020 with prizes of 30,000 € in total

The competition honors outstanding design and contemporary construction using natural stone

Capital of Islamic Culture 2019: Al-Quds (Jerusalem), Tunis, Badar Seri Begawan and Bissau

Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers is bestowing the title for the Arab Region, Asia and Africa

Raw slate slabs give the direction at this year’s Hyde Park Serpentine Pavilion in London

Critics are quick to claim that the installation by Japanese architect Junya Ishigami falls short of the standards set in the last years

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