Trimstone Blog2019-07-12T15:16:51-05:00

Stone Curtain Wall Systems

Exterior Facade Panels|

When considering Stone Curtain Wall Systems, it is helpful to review the differences between Unitized Curtain Wall Systems and Stick Built Curtain Wall Systems. Here we go. Unitized systems are typically composed of large glass elements that are built and glazed off-site in a factory setting. Arguably, the major benefit of this approach is the quality control achievable in the [...]

Lightweight Stone Panel Rainscreens

Lightweight stone rainscreens|

I first encountered rainscreen systems while working for a West German conglomerate in the middle of the 1980’s. The organization had developed a ceramic tile panel system that was amazingly light and easy to install. As with so many things, timing is everything. The 1980’s were not quite ready for that product, but the 21st Century appears to be very [...]

New York Stone Panels

Exterior Facade Panels|

Rising gracefully and preparing to take a regal place in the Manhattan skyline is 611 West 56th Street. The first major work in America by famed Pritzker Award recipient Alvaro Siza, this elegant structure  features a clean white limestone facade that expertly utilizes our system of New York Stone Panels. Developed by Sumaida + Khurana and LENY, the 450-foot-tall, 37-story building [...]

Natural Stone Interior Panels

Lightweight Stone Panels|

The commercial interior designer, or architect, that is faced with covering interior walls in stone has an interesting challenge ahead. Today, we want to focus on how this might be best accomplished, in a renovation or retrofit situation, using our Natural Stone Interior Panels. One potential solution is fairly ancient, literally. The time honored method of stone, in tile format, being [...]

Florida Honeycomb Stone Panels

Exterior Facade Panels|

The new, amazing, Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement in St. Petersburg, Florida is set to open in December of this year. A key architectural element of the building is the use of Florida Honeycomb Stone Panels from Trimstone. Let’s chat about this for a moment. Given the location of the building in Downtown St. Petersburg, the conclusion of the [...]

Trimstone Panels Used By Starchitect Álvaro Siza in Manhattan Debut

News, Press Release|

Artist Rendering of the distinct centerpiece, a four-story “crown”, utilizing the Trimstone® System with precision cut limestone for Pritzker Prize-winner Álvaro Siza’s first US project. Render: The Boundary Trimstone Panels Used By Starchitect Álvaro Siza in Manhattan Debut FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, October 1, 2019  -- Stoneworks, Inc., the innovative design and manufacturing company for large-scale commercial [...]

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