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Apr 13,2020 / Architecture

Project Focus: 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Designed as a sustainable, waterfront retreat by Marvel Architects, 1 Hotel overlooks the East River in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood and features more than 10,000 square feet ABC’s Montclair Danby Vein Cut, Mountain White Danby, and Crystal Grey Danby.

Using “local” stone from our Vermont Quarry helped this project achieve the coveted designation of Certified LEED Gold. (more…)

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Jun 15,2018 / Architecture

KPF’s Jeff T. Blau Hall at the University of Michigan for the Ross School of Business

Jeff T. Blau Hall at the University of Michigan was designed by our friends at Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF), and is characterized by a contemporary linear aesthetic. The Hall houses UM’s Ross School of Business and contains classrooms, lecture halls, and public space. The ​​exterior of the hall ​​​​was created with a material​ palette of ​stone, terra-cotta, and glass​ arranged in geometric patterns.​ ​The glass volumes are LEED Gold certified, in keeping with the team’s and project’s focus on innovation and sustainability; the Hall has other energy-efficient features including expansive windows which minimize the need for artificial lighting, and a landscape design which reduces storm-water runoff.

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