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Solid as a Rock

The stone industry adopts a new sustainability standard.

By Meg Calkins, FASLA

Sandstone for the Barangaroo project in Sydney by PWP Landscape Architecture was quarried directly on the project site. Image courtesy PWP Landscape Architecture.

In 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design, Bill Browning, an environmental designer and founder of Terrapin Bright Green, cites “material connection with nature” as a significant principle. Continue reading Solid as a Rock