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Terrazzo Turns a High School into a Signature Building for a Community

Terrazzo Turns a High School into a Signature Building for a CommunityHart County High School, Munfordville, KY When the Hart County Board of Education decided the county's only high school needed to be replaced, it was no small project. Not only did the new high school need to be built on the same campus, it [...]

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Terrazzo: State of the Art, Classical Design

A State of the Art, Classically Designed Building Respects the Surrounding Neighborhood DePaul University's new music facility fits perfectly into Chicago's eclectic Lincoln Park neighborhood.  The owners specifically wanted the "look" of the neighborhood respected  and used when considering the finished structure. "We selected terrazzo as a flooring material for the primary public spaces of [...]

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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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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 in sports arenas 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, [...]

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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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Long-Lasting Terrazzo Saves Taxpayer Dollars

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 [...]

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Make Your Space Buzz: Entertaining Terrazzo Designs

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 [...]

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Terrazzo: Unique Design in Blended Space

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. [...]

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Longevity Meets Beauty

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 [...]

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Defining Terrazzo: What makes terrazzo?

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 [...]

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