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Why the Roman stonemasons changed the order of the slabs in the marble bookmatch in a villa in Ephesus

Research by geoarchaeology Professor Cees Passchier of the University of Mainz, Germany, together with colleagues

The mega project Berlin Palace was a special opportunity and challenge for the German natural stone sector

It offered the opportunity not only to present the material exclusively, but also the possibilities of modern machines from 3D scanners to CNC wire saws

In the course of the current trend to upgrade homes, there are also many opportunities for natural stone in the outdoor sector

Fields of action are kitchen, barbecue, patio and porch or mashrabiyas for natural temperature regulation

Spanish Rosal Stones had a life cycle assessment drawn up for its Albamiel limestone and thus landed a hefty order in Paris, 1000 km away

The example shows that investments in product data are worthwhile and that natural stone does not lose its sustainability even when transported over medium distances

Villa in Tuscany: for each of the 6 bathrooms a different stone with a different finish

The architects who carried out the natural stonework are from Studio Zeno Pucci, Laperla Marmi

DK House by Rab architects: a monolith with travertine cladding as a “critical tribute“ to traditional building methods in Lebanon

At the listed site of Deir el Qamar, the planners have placed a modern building with distant views and openness to the landscape

OON-Architecture: “Marble House“ with futuristic design language on the edge of a golf course in Buenos Aires

The planners use slopes and angles to make the simple volumes appear to hover

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