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Perry World House: How the University of Pennsylvania Used Natural Stone to Transform its...

The newest building on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia, PA is Perry World House. As a hub for international exchange and activity,...

A brief history of the Welsh slate quarries

The slate quarries of north-west Wales have just been nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Once, slate carved from here was sent all...

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has designated the Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales as...

The Slate Landscape joins the City of Bath, Old and New Towns of Edinburgh, Ironbridge Gorge, and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct as historic landscapes of Outstanding...

Marble sites unearthed in the Greek Islands

Three ancient Karystos shale marble quarries have been discovered on the Greek island of Evia.The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports announced that the...

Marble Palace, Kolkata: the story behind Kolkata’s mansion of curiosities

This 19th-century neo-classical mansion tucked away within the serpentine lanes of north Kolkata is emblematic of the churn of modernity and Renaissance that left...

Michelangelo’s marble route in Apuan Alps

Five hundred years ago, Pope Leo X forced Michelangelo to leave his beloved Carrara and find new quarries in the impenetrable surroundings of Pietrasanta...

British stone to finish development of Barcelona basilica after 137 years

Marshalls Stone, the Yorkshire-based company, has been appointed to supply natural stone to help complete the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona after more than 100...

Explore India’s Finest Marble Work at Dilwara Temple in Mt. Abu

Rajasthan’s only hill station – Mount Abu is home to Dilwara temples that are highly appreciated for their use of marble and intricate marble...

Marble: the history of marble from the Roman age until today

Every part of the territory of the Apuan Alps is characterised by the presence of immense veins of a precious marble, which is famous...

17th-century voters cast marbles instead of paper ballots

You’d be given black and white marbles. To vote no, a black marble was dropped in the box.As early as the 17th century in...