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Terrazzo Maps Out Early American History

One of first things you notice when you reach the second floor of the Frazier History Museum is an intricate map of the American colonies, complete with waterways, towns, and topographic contour lines. But, it’s not in a display case or framed on the wall. You’ll find it beneath your feet, as an amazing terrazzo floor, leading […]

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NTMA Honor Awards: Crisler Center

With concourses that were old, dated, and constricted, the University of Michigan’s Crisler Center needed a facelift. Bill Frederick, project architect with TMP Architecture Inc., said though the structure was solid, there just wasn’t the amount of space that is found in newer arenas. “What we wanted to do was build upon the strong elements of the existing Crisler building,” he […]

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NTMA Honor Awards: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

With more than 11 million visitors a year, the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport serves as the first and last impression of the city to many. To establish Cleveland as the artistic and culturally diverse metropolitan that it is, the CLE Art Program was created. The project transformed the airport into a local art gallery. Like […]

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NTMA Honor Awards: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

As the city of Detroit continues to recover from its devastating economic crisis, revitalization is everywhere. Included in this renewal was bringing the abandoned 1920s-built Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago building back to life in the hustle and bustle of downtown Rock City. And so Bedrock Real Estate Services set forth a challenge ROSSETTI couldn’t resist—design an open, light-filled ground floor renovation with […]

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NTMA 2014 Honor Awards

Each year, the National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association (NTMA) celebrates the most interesting, creative, beautiful, and appealing terrazzo floors completed by NTMA contractors with its annual NTMA Honor Awards. The awards honor the best terrazzo floors from the last year. Projects are judged on the basis of: excellence in craftsmanship intricacy of design scope of work […]

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Santarossa Mosaic Celebrated its Indiana Design Center Showroom Grand Opening

Santarossa celebrated its Indiana Design Center showroom Grand Opening last November. The series of events included the unveiling of the new showroom, grand hall exhibit of full-sized natural stone slabs, and a granite countertops give-away.

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NTMA Honors Awards 2011

A hearty congratulations to the Rosa Mosaic and Tile Company, of Louisville, Kentucky, for creating the best terrazzo flooring in the country in 2010! The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association (NTMA) Job of the Year went to Rosa Mosaic for 19,000 square feet of terrazzo installed at the KFC Yum! Center. The arena seats 22,000 sports […]

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Terrazzo Flooring Helps Notre Dame Project Achieve LEED Certification

Terrazzo flooring, the original recycled flooring material, helped Notre Dame University’s Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center received LEED Gold certification. Among the sustainable design cited is the following: “16 percent of the building materials used consisted of post-consumer and pre-consumer recycled content, including the structural steel and reinforcement, concrete, metal studs, insulation, aluminum window […]

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