A complex of 3 trulli in southern Italy has been rebuilt as a modern vacation home with stylish additions

An example of trulli restoration and modernization is “La Cipressa“ in Apulia, southern Italy

How crushed rocks can help capture CO2 from the atmosphere

Basalt stands out as appropriate material, as it is not only an abundant resource with a high weatherability, but also contains plant nutrients

Miscellaneous: ideas around natural stone

The artist Sandra Vásquez de la Horra presents volcanism and its geology in an unusual way in her work “La Tierra de Algallù“

Winners announced of the 15th Cosentino Design Challenge meant to promote the Spanish group’s engineered stones among young architects and designers

The contest in cooperation with 32 schools and/or universities had 309 entries from European, American and Asian students

Roman stonemasonry at its finest: a villa in the ancient cosmopolitan city of Ephesos displayed marble on its walls up to a height of 6 m

Geoarchaeology Professor Cees Passchier of the University of Mainz, Germany, together with colleagues, has reconstructed the decoration and made some surprising discoveries

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

Product design with natural stone (2): the properties of the stone must support the functionality of the everyday object

Weight, hardness, durability and beauty are just some of the special features that distinguish the material and that the designer can use

Former limestone quarry near Salzgitter, Germany, recognized as worldwide geological reference point for the transition between Turonian and Coniacian during Cretaceous

The site is a perfect rock boundary sequence over 40 meters in width, with a well-defined record of events that took place in this interval of geological time

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