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Collection by Andrea Smith

Ways to Use Limestone in the Home

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Easy to cut and carve, readily available, and long-lasting, these homes display the variety of uses for limestone in the modern home.

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Architect Drew Mandel updated a house in Toronto to look modern and cozy.
Labics took their design cues from the original structure’s history and function: The form of the industrial-looking...
Ewing’s builder, John Lane, used a front-end loader to stack slabs of Indiana limestone for the house’s front steps.
Irit and Zohar imagined a space that would be a cohesive blend of old and new.
BEDROOM...
The limestone-clad volume at the east end of the house extends to the second story, housing Shino and Ken’s master...
A custom unit of sapele wood holds three masks that evoke Patel's East African heritage.
According to Paul Raff, the biggest design challenge was creating a functional home that would accommodate the family's...
The home's outer walls were dry-stacked with limestone cut from a Texas Granbury quarry, and its gabled roof was made...
Similar to the kitchen, white materials and finishes are favored in the home's bathrooms.

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