Tag: sustainable flooring

Terrazzo that Calls Attention to the Office Environment and Function

Terrazzo that Calls Attention to the Office Environment and FunctionConsumer Credit Union Headquarters, Kalamazoo, MI The beauty of terrazzo lies in its design flexibility. Sometimes drawing on the ability of terrazzo to produce a pure, pristine, minimal floor that doesn't call attention to itself shows off the rest of the space. The new corporate headquarters [...]

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Terrazzo Provides Renewal

Terrazzo Provides RenewalPresence Resurrection Hospital Chapel, Chicago, IL After a devastating fire in the Chapel at Presence Resurrection Hospital in December 2014, a full restoration was required. The chapel had provided over 60 years of solace and support. Its destruction was a loss for the whole community. But out of the fire came an opportunity [...]

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Best of NCTA 2018

Best of NCTA 2018Breadth, Beauty, Versatility Each year, the North Central Terrazzo Association gathers to discuss advances in technology, to refine industry techniques, and to build camaraderie across our association. We seek to make time-tested terrazzo techniques even better. We also look back at the projects completed by our association members that show the breadth, beauty, and [...]

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Terrazzo Takes Flight

Terrazzo Takes FlightGerald R. Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, MI A flowing terrazzo design laid the groundwork for the $45 million Gateway Transformation Project. The architects used the powerful terrazzo design, combined with lighting, to streamline the space and direct passengers through design. The design radiates from the new consolidated security checkpoint sweeping down the [...]

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Terrazzo: Your imagination is the only limit on the table

Terrazzo: Your imagination is the only limit on the tableGrand Victoria Casino, Elgin, IL At the Grand Victoria Casino, the bold colors and striking terrazzo patterns make the floor buzz with energy. The eye-catching design was installed to replace the existing slate tile floor as part of a $4 million, 20th anniversary renovation. Covering 10,000 [...]

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The Spirit of Louisville

The Spirit of LouisvilleLouisville International Airport, Louisville, KY When you walk through the Louisville International Airport, the spirit of the city unfolds in a cultural treasure trove, mapped on the airport's award-winning terrazzo floor. The energy of the race comes through with bold patterns of horseshoes, silks, and jockey helmets. You can get a glimpse [...]

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Flowing Design, Welcoming Space

Flowing Design, Welcoming SpaceRush Copley Hospital, Aurora, IL When it was time for a significant expansion of the Rush Copley Hospital, they turned to terrazzo for a significant and distinct first impression. When you step through the main entrance, you immediately encounter the welcoming flooring design. The flowing lines and curves are in perfect harmony [...]

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March Madness, Terrazzo Strength

March Madness, Terrazzo StrengthTerrazzo Brings Energy to the Court Whether you’re shouting, “Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!” or “Go Blue!” the terrazzo designs are sure to boost your energy. Players and fans alike will get a ready for the big game in an atmosphere that exudes team spirit. Arenas set with logos, team colors, and college fight [...]

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Free Form Designs Meld Research and Patient Care

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 [...]

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Artistry Reflecting Research

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 [...]

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