WONASA AND ŚWIAT KAMIENIA WILL AWARD STUDENTS OF ARCHITECTURE!
Created on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 13:04
The competition is supposed to be another way of promoting natural stone. As the organisers in Poland, Turkey, Egypt, Brazil and India assume, the jury will choose two winners in each country. The best students will go to places famous for best natural stones! In the jury we will find representatives of the branch, stonemasons, architects, scientists and, of course, representatives of national branch magazines.
The stone sculpture “Amazing grace” is the first out of 100 which Jon Fathom is planning to make. Marble polar bears are supposed to draw attention to the problem of climate warming, which poses a threat to the population of polar bears in Alaska. The artist started making its first work of art before the end of 2012.
MARBLE STEPS WILL BE RENOVATED BY A JEWELLERY GIANT
Created on Monday, 12 May 2014 11:53
Bulgari, a famous jewellery company, wants to spend as much as 1.5 million euro on renovation of stone Spanish Steps, one of the famous symbols of Rome. The stairway can be found by the Spanish Square and leads to Trinita dei Monti church. It was built in 1725 and has 138 steps.
In May Carrara will become the capital city of the world stone industry again. The International Stone and Machinery Fair in Carrara is, besides the fairs in Nuremberg and Verona, third largest European branch exhibition. This year Marmotecc fair is going to focus on promoting raw materials and finished products made of natural stone with particular emphasis on scientific research and innovations.
WILL THE BASALT DISAPPEAR FROM THE MARKET SQUARE IN WROCŁAW?
Created on Friday, 07 March 2014 12:50
The condition of the stone which adorns the surface of the main square in the city centre is getting worse and worse. Basalt cubes that connect the strips of granite cobblestones are extremely susceptible to damage.
The complex of buildings was found during archaeological works which are being carried out in the area of a Buddhist monastery in Telhara in the region of Bihar, in the north-east part of the country, near the border with Nepal.