Free Form Designs Meld Research and Patient Care

Free Form Designs Meld Research and Patient Care

January 5th, 2018 by
Free Form Designs Meld Research and Patient CareShirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, IL Terrazzo gives the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab an energetic flow, with free-form designs and bright colors. Patients, family, and caregivers walk into an uplifting and lively space. It’s a place to get things done, discover, innovate, and heal. The terrazzo construction is not limited [...][ Read More → ]

Artistry Reflecting Research

January 2nd, 2018 by
Artistry Reflecting ResearchNorthwestern Technological Institute, Evanston, IL Buildings and interiors tell stories. Each organization, its history, and its purpose are reflected in the design. Terrazzo lets you use color, material accents, and custom art to illustrate the tale, complementing the furnishings and lighting while bringing continuity and character to the story. The terrazzo design for [...][ Read More → ]

Long-Lasting Terrazzo Saves Taxpayer Dollars

January 2nd, 2018 by
Long-Lasting Terrazzo Saves Taxpayer Dollars When deciding on a floor for government and public education projects, designers and architects might feel like they have to compromise cost for beauty and durability. But with terrazzo’s remarkable longevity, they don’t have to. Terrazzo can be used to construct designs that can last decades without replacement and with [...][ Read More → ]

Make Your Space Buzz: Entertaining Terrazzo Designs

December 18th, 2017 by
Make Your Space BuzzEntertaining Terrazzo Designs With vibrant color options, eye-catching designs, and striking patterns, terrazzo can make your venue come alive. Versatile terrazzo can create designs that set the atmosphere in all types of entertainment venues including casinos, theaters, and hotels. From the bold colors used in the Grand Victoria Casino to bring the [...][ Read More → ]

Recycled and Radiant

November 13th, 2017 by
More than 1,500 years ago, Italian artisans learned to mix marble scraps—waste material from other projects—with cement to create beautiful flooring designs for lobbies, plazas, and other public spaces. The reuse of materials is as important today as it was centuries ago. Modern-day terrazzo uses recycled materials that can be locally sourced, making it a [...][ Read More → ]

Elegant Environmental Design

November 13th, 2017 by
Using terrazzo flooring can add the finishing touch to a creative and modern design. Vibrant patterns and artful compositions can add to the visual appeal of a space. Not only can terrazzo be used to bring colorful and complex designs to life, it can be used to meet green building standards. Because terrazzo uses recycled [...][ Read More → ]

5 Ways Terrazzo Supports LEED Certifications

November 6th, 2017 by
Terrazzo’s traditional craftsmanship and aesthetic appeal make it the first choice for many designers. The vibrant colors and design possibilities make it the preferred flooring to impress visitors and fit in with a wide variety of styles. But terrazzo can also help you get credits needed for LEED certification. NCTA contractors have done work on [...][ Read More → ]

Terrazzo: Unique Design in Blended Space

October 16th, 2017 by
Cafaro Chooses Terrazzo for Unique Design in Blended SpaceCafaro Company Headquarters, Niles, OH When the Cafaro Company was designing the new corporate headquarters, they turned to terrazzo to deliver a stunning, yet functional, design. The project changed the face, and the very core, of the existing building. The architect and designers at Phillips|Sekanick Architects, Inc. [...][ Read More → ]

Longevity Meets Beauty

September 11th, 2017 by
Longevity Meets Beauty If a project’s ideal floor is long-lasting and aesthetically pleasing, the traditional craftsmanship and artistry of the design offered by terrazzo fills the bill. Terrazzo can be used to render gorgeous designs that can outlast the buildings themselves. The intricate and elegant construction in the convent of the Sisters of St. Francis [...][ Read More → ]

Defining Terrazzo: What makes terrazzo?

August 11th, 2017 by
Defining Terrazzo:What makes terrazzo? Terrazzo flooring has a long and rich history that dates back over 1,500 years. The word terrazzo originated from the Italian word for “terrace,” and it was created by Venetian marble workers discovering new uses for discarded marble chips. With today’s building technologies, terrazzo designs can now offer a nearly limitless array of colors, with enough [...][ Read More → ]
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