Stone Symposium: The Case for Stone

We’re delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new event; Stone Symposium: The Case for Stone. This one-day conference is aimed at architects, designers, structural engineers, clients, and main contractors. It will bring together some of the leading voices on the topic of natural stone and its sustainability credentials. … Read More

Natural Stone and Retrofit – A Natural Fit

As specifiers become increasingly aware that a ‘business as usual’ approach to the carbon impacts of architecture and construction is no longer an option, there is a fresh drive to consider the alternatives. In September of 2019 Architects’ Journal launched the RetroFirst campaign aimed at prioritising the retrofitting of existing… Read More

Using Natural Stone to Create Inspiring Interiors

By Maria Cheung, Head of Interior Design at Squire & Partners We have long celebrated the virtues of natural stone and have used it in a myriad of forms in our designs from interiors to exteriors, exquisite objects to grand sculptures as well as everything from accents to centre pieces composed… Read More

Natural Stone Pavements: The Tangible Benefits

An architect’s viewpoint on the benefits of using natural stone when designing pavements. By Rosey Paul, BSc MA, CMLI The treatment of the surface of streets and squares makes a huge impact on the identity of any town or city. Since Georgian times natural stone has been a favoured material in… Read More

Ethical Stone Register: In conversation with LSI Stone

We recently spoke with Declaration Level member, LSI Stone, a Portuguese company with extensive experience in large projects, specialising in cut-to-size projects, coverings, cladding, facades, tiles, and more.  LSI Stone are suppliers of a wide variety of limestones, marbles and granites.     Stone Federation: Congratulations on achieving Declaration Level –… Read More