Natural stone has been used to construct buildings for thousands of years, but all too often, particularly in modern construction, the stone can be incorrectly selected resulting in poor performance. This seminar provides architects with a solid introduction into the selction of natural stone for construction. Starting with basic geology and stone types before progressing onto discussions about quarrying, operational processing of the stone, testing and cost management. Important design considerations and selection criteria are reviewed enabling the auidence to ensure that the right stone is used for the right application. The CPD is delivered by Stancliffe Stone, a Marshalls specialist business.
An Introduction to Specifying Natural Stone for Buildings