case study

The Journey of V House: Creating a Contemporary Palladian Villa

by | Nov 20, 2019 | Inspire

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.

Italian Marble Shapes European-Inspired Cathedral in Tennessee

by | Sep 27, 2019 | Inspire

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.

Using Natural Stone in the Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Project

by | Jan 30, 2017 | Inspire

A case study about award winning Minnesota State Capitol restoration project.

Building Off the Land: A Look at Historic Natural Stone Farmhouses

by | Jan 10, 2017 | Inspire

Many 18th century homes still exist because of the durability of natural stone.

Playing Hide and Seek with Granite

by | Dec 19, 2016 | Inspire

The entrance of Boston Children’s Hospital created a “hide and seek” style wall made of Mesabi Black® granite.

Research for Healing at the National Cancer Institute

by | Nov 2, 2016 | Inspire

A case study featuring stone cladding in a hospital building.

A Blueprint for the Future

by | Oct 10, 2016 | Inspire

A case study showing how cultured stone has performed in one community.

New York Bluestone Shapes Mountain Estate

by | Jul 26, 2016 | Inspire

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.

The Creek Came First

by | Mar 28, 2016 | Inspire

23-acre project uses natural stone to replicate historic City Creek in Utah.

Native Dolomite Builds Sustainable Park Design

by | Mar 28, 2016 | Inspire

Native stone influenced the design of George “Doc” Cavalliere Park in Arizona.

A Monumental Stone Tribute

by | Mar 21, 2016 | Inspire

A four-acre memorial featuring thousands of tons of Mount Airy granite.