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“Piscina Monolitica”: a bath fountain in steep terrain in Niederuzwil in Switzerland

The company Alfredo Polti made the massive object from a piece of rock of Calanca gneiss

Italian Studio Marco Priva has designed the Huzhou Club Center in the ancient Chinese province of Zhejiang

The concept is inspired by the place, its tradition, and also its nature namely the sinuous shape of the Gingko tree leaves

In the new building “110 Rooms”, situated in the old Eixample district of Barcelona, the architects have implemented the pioneering ideas of 19th century planning in a modern way

The team of Estudio Maio Architects designed apartments with variable number of rooms and an entrance hall with large natural stone bodies

Kitchen with brushed larvikite from the Lundhs Real Stone collection

Shades of black surround the cooking area in the extremely open room, the stone with its mysterious mica softens the dark tone

Floors and stairs in a retirement home in Switzerland with Pietra Piasentina from natural stone company Bärlocher AG

The surfaces of the stone slabs are blasted and brushed in the inerior rooms and only blasted outside to ensure optimal slip resistance for the residents

In the Fürst & Friedrich office and commercial building in Düsseldorf in Germany, the new building embraces the old one

The property has thus been given a “unique selling proposition”, with a façade designed with many details in natural stone

Pool on the terrace with limestone slabs and view of the limestone Alps on the horizon

In the small village Steinhaus not far from Wels in Austria a young family fulfilled their dream of owning their own home

More than 120,000 m² of Jura limestone were used for the flooring in the new international airport Berlin-Brandenburg

The architecture of Gerkan, Marg and Partner is not spectacular but functional and conveys a little homeliness

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019: one of the winners was the Irish firm Heneghan Peng Architects for the new Palestinian Museum on the West Bank

Buildings and gardens take up the ancient landscape and changes brought about by humans during many thousands of years

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