A Hellenistic sculpture of Nike of Samothrace is one of the world’s most celebrated sculptures. In 2017, it inspired a private Fortune 100 company in Portland, Oregon to reinvent the iconic artwork in the form of a stone wall carving.
The 17,400 square foot academic building features limestone cladding inside and out. It received a Pinnacle Award in the Commercial Exterior category, “an amazing transformation of a declining historic house into a vibrant modern jewel of an office building.”
Although 500 years have passed since the construction of the Palladian villas of Italy’s Veneto region, this architectural style is still a source of inspiration in the design world. The ‘V House’ features a contemporary Palladian style and is a stunning tribute to the use of natural stone.
European churches are more than just places of worship—they are centers of design. The Sacred Hearth Cathedral features massive stone columns and ornate decorations crafted centuries ago, these spaces are a source of inspiration for much of today’s architecture, especially in the religious sector.
A case study about award winning Minnesota State Capitol restoration project.
Many 18th century homes still exist because of the durability of natural stone.
The entrance of Boston Children’s Hospital created a “hide and seek” style wall made of Mesabi Black® granite.
A case study featuring stone cladding in a hospital building.
When a trained architect was looking for a beautiful landscape on the West Coast to build a vacation home for his family, he looked no further than the Santa Lucia Preserve.
Native stone influenced the design of George “Doc” Cavalliere Park in Arizona.