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Marble & Shop: the Luxurious Marble of the Barneys Store in Beverly Hills

It is a milestone of luxury, a place where style and beauty met giving life to a unique space.We’re talking about the Barneys store...

Shanghai quarry wins landscaping award

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden's Quarry Garden project has won a prestigious landscape practice award in London.Designed by Prof. Zhu Yufan from Tsinghua University, the...

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 islands where most Greek marble statues were made

Two islands of the Cyclades in Greece, have long been famous for their marble riches - but equal treasures were found on tiny, neighboring...

India: The past preserved in a Marble Palace

In the heart of Calcutta lies a quaint time-bubble, the Marble Palace. I walked in to see and feel what the walls, pillars and...

Giant marble pyramid-shaped island complex rising from sea uncovered, revealing secrets of ancient Greece’s...

Archaeologists are, for the first time, discovering the probable origins of ancient Greece.Excavations on a tiny island in the Aegean Sea – 125 miles southeast of Athens – are revealing...

Dublin: Hidden history of Trinity’s Victorian marble wonder revealed

The hidden history of one of Dublin’s most influential and ground-breaking Victorian buildings has been revealed in a new multidisciplinary project at Trinity College Dublin. The...

A brief history of the national monuments of Pakistan

Pakistan is a land of numerous architectural landmarks. From monuments that are featured on the national currency notes, to mausoleums of prominent Pakistanis, let's...

The Uses of Natural Stone in the Mediterranean Style

Natural stone is one of the most widespread materials ever for its resistance, versatility, and timeless elegance: it goes very well with multiple styles,...

Such Great Heights: Where Are the World’s Tallest Buildings?

It seems that humanity is always vying to exceed our past accomplishments, and nowhere is the evidence clearer than in the tallest buildings that...