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Project Spotlight: Orange Coast College Planetarium

The new state of the art Planetarium is part of a $450M campus improvement program.  The exterior features StoneLite® Silver travertine lightweight stone panels in a segmented curved application. The StoneLite® façade has horizontal graining and is a ¼” open joint system with quirk mitered edges along with both 90 degree and non-90 degree finished corners.  […] Read More

Project Spotlight: Feeling patriotic?  Visit the National Constitution Center

The Pei Cobb Freed designed National Constitution Center was the first museum to use StoneLite® panels. The exterior facade and interior walls  feature 29K sf of StoneLite® limestone and granite panels. The interior panels were installed over steel stud framing with an average weight of only 60 lbs.  Some panels were fabricated to various angled corner […] Read More

Retrofit Over Ribbed Precast Concrete

A nondescript, dated structure was transformed using a mix of architectural elements including StoneLite® Noce and Roman Classic travertine panels.  The natural stone panels were installed over ribbed precast concrete. Major benefits of using StoneLite® natural stone panels in a renovation project are the panels can be installed over the existing materials, the reduction of demolition and […] Read More

Unique Applications – University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia Earth Science Building created a unique exterior on the Ross Beaty Lecture Hall using 21 unique natural stones manufactured into StoneLite® panels and installed in a book matching application. The panels are not only decorative but are used as an outdoor learning laboratory for student studies. Read More

Making History: The National Constitution Center

The historic National Constitution Center combines dimensional stone and StoneLite® natural stone composite panels to create a modern-classic aesthetic in the heart of Philadelphia. Project name:             National Constitution Center Project location:         Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Year:                            2002 Architecture Firm: […] Read More

Defying Deadlines: McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas)

Stone Panels saved $1.7 million in project costs on Nevada’s largest public works project to date. Project name:   McCarran International Airport Terminal 3 Expansion, Las Vegas Project location:   Las Vegas, Nevada Year:   2010 Architecture Firm:   PGAL Architects            Exterior Product: StoneLite® Gascogne Beige Limestone OVERVIEW McCarran International Airport in Las […] Read More

The Test of Time: 10,000 N. Central Expressway, 30 Years Later

The Dallas office building, 10,000 N. Central Expressway, stands as a 30-year testament to the strength, beauty, and durability of StoneLite® panels. Project name:   10,000 N. Central Expressway Project location:   Dallas, Texas Year:   1984 Architecture Firm:   HKS Architects Developer:   Paragon Exterior Product:   StoneLite® Swedish Mahogany Granite OVERVIEW During the 70s and […] Read More