In Erik Olovsson’s new vase collection, the stone protects and stabilizes the glass

The Swedish designer uses remnants from the processing and makes color compositions

Re-use Italy searches ideas how to turn the Roman water reservoir Piscina Mirabilis dug out of a hill of tuff into a contemporary art museum

Prize money in total is 3500 € but the competition is only virtual and is not meant as a draft for a building to be realized

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

A diadem made with the gemstone aquamarine and diamonds is now part of the Dorothy and Artie McFerrin Gallery in The Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS). The collection already boasts two other Fabergé tiaras

Gabion walls for the reception building of Parque Metropolitano Sur not far from Santiago de Chile

The building refers to a sanctuary from the time of the Incas on the nearby mountains

Deep sea sediments are full of unicellular organisms that utilize the „rain” of nutrients from above

In a thimble full of sea floor mud there are about 120 million cells of Woeseiales bacteria

Sibylle Pasche brings the viewer of her marble sculptures to intellectual games

With her works, the Swiss artist depicts „the primal symbols of nature and their processes of change”, as she herself says

Germany has a „Rock of the Year“ and with some success

The aim is to make citizens aware of the importance of geology and these natural resources

The shape of mountain and valley is developed in a complex interplay of climate and vegetation

A research team from the University of Tübingen examined the role of vegetation, precipitation and soil erosion