The most basic building block, stone still conveys a romance and sense of grandeur all of its own. Our featured seminars are all by leading exponents, with literally centuries of experience between them.
Natural Stone: Sourcing, Selection, Testing and Uses
This seminar is an intermediate level course that gives architects and designers the basic knowledge they need to source, select and test dimensional stone for interior and exterior purposes.
Antolini produces more than a thousand different natural stones such as marbles, granites, limestone, onyxes, travertines and precious stones. The company has a special team to monitor and follow all large projects ensuring the very highest standards.
Phyllite: Natural Stone Flooring and Cladding
This seminar will provide: an understanding of what natural phyllite is (geology); information on what the advantages of using it are; the need to obtain an EN certificate and how to interpret it; and examples of different applications.
SSQ Group is a producer, importer, wholesaler and distributor of natural slate and phyllite for roofing, flooring, cladding and general architectural applications. Specialising in only these products, the company’s ethos is based around educating the market on the benefits of these products, as well as providing specification solutions wherever required.
Stone in the City
Natural stone. The natural choice. Stone Federation Great Britain provides an overview on the contemporary use of stone, from the selection process to the finished product.
Stone Federation is the official trade association for the natural stone industry. The Federation co-ordinates all aspects of the industry and provides specifiers and users with a first point of contact for information, advice and guidance in sourcing an appropriate material and a reliable service.
Typical Cleaning Techniques and the Cleaning and Restoration of Natural Stone,Terracotta, Faience and Brickwork
Part one of this one-hour seminar covers the cleaning of natural stones, brick, terracotta and concrete, while part two deals with the surface repair of natural stones, brick and terracotta.
Szerelmey (established in 1855) offers a range of new build and restoration services including: design and installation of stonework for external cladding, load bearing masonry, hard landscaping, interior fit out and full facade packages. Restoration services include: condition surveys, exemplar sample cleaning, full envelope clean and repair with multiple facade packages undertaken as principal contractor.