In Dijon, France, the historical capital of Burgundy, the passion for culture, food and wine dictates the pace of numerous tours, guiding visitors in a discovery of the fine vines and the different architectural styles that stretch from the Gothic to the Art Deco period.
With sustainability at the forefront, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in Palo Alto, CA, was designed to withstand the test of time, with intricately crafted floor mosaics that depict California’s diverse ecosystem.
After more than one decade in the making, the state-of-the-art Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in Palo Alto, CA, recently opened. The 521,000-square-foot building was designed to depict California’s diverse ecosystem and natural beauty, with each floor representing a native eco-region.
Life-sized porcelain tiles from Porcelanosa, which emulate Calacatta marble, were used on the walls and ceiling of a local flat in Albacete, Spain, in conjunction with LED lighting to create a contemporary aesthetic
Positioned on the second floor of a block of a flat in Albacete, Spain is a private residence known as the Atrium House. The 2,153-square-foot home was recently renovated using large-format porcelain tiles from Porcelanosa’s XLight collection.
In traditional construction, the choice of products for a project requires consideration of aesthetics, performance, schedule and cost. In sustainable construction, these traditional considerations are expanded to include products that reduce impacts on occupant health and the environment.
Oxford Square is one of 36 historic districts in Los Angeles, CA. Located in central Los Angeles, about five miles west of downtown, the historic community is positioned between Pico Boulevard and Olympic Boulevard, and comprises both Victoria Avenue and South Windsor Boulevard.
La Cienega Boulevard is a major north-south arterial road in California, which runs between El Segundo Boulevard in Hawthorne on the south and the Sunset Strip/Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood to the north.
Sustainable building is a design philosophy that focuses on minimizing the negative impact the construction process can have on the environment by not only reducing waste, but also through increasing the comfort, safety and productivity of a structure’s lifecycle through better material selection, design and engineering.
The Torre Arcobaleno, otherwise known as the “Rainbow Tower,” was created in 1990. To celebrate Italy’s selection as host of the 1990 FIFA World Cup, Milan decided to save this local artifact from degradation and transform it into a symbol of design within the city.
Facing Lake Garda and set against the Alps, Hotel Bellariva is a high-end hotel designed by the local architecture firm, Studio Guerreschi & Associati. the hotel is a four-story wooden structure entirely built according to green building criteria.
Hotel Hubertus is situated at the foot of the famous Kronplatz skiing resort in the Puster Valley at an altitude of around 1,350 meters. As part of redevelopment and expansion works at the hotel, noa opted for stone-effect porcelain stoneware tiles.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on outdoor installations and the importance of surface prep prior to any tile installation. Through various case studies, see what types of installations are possible in the great outdoors. Also make sure to check out two detailed technical focuses by industry professionals and the product showcase, which highlights the newest surface prep products on the market.