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Resources for Architects and Builders

Here is a list of a few select web sites that will provide excellent background information on Indiana Limestone, the energy savings found with Indiana limestone, and extensive architect details for both their profession and the interests of builders.

Indiana Limestone Institute

The Indiana Limestone Institute is a resource for architects, contractors, building owners and others seeking accurate, unbiased information about the use of Indiana Limestone in construction. ILI’s technical publications and especially our Indiana Limestone Handbook are widely recognized as among the best “how to” books in the construction industry. Our Indiana Limestone quarriers, fabricators and associate members make our efforts possible. For best results, always verify that your stone supplier is a member of the Indiana Limestone Institute.

More here: Indiana Limestone Institute of America 

US Green Building Council

Sustainability and Green Initiatives

LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.

Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED provides building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

LEED is flexible enough to apply to all building types – commercial as well as residential. It works throughout the building lifecycle – design and construction, operations and maintenance, tenant fitout, and significant retrofit. And LEED for Neighborhood Development extends the benefits of LEED beyond the building footprint into the neighborhood it serves

More here: United States Green Building Council (Limestone Energy Credit Information)

The American Institute of Architects

Ultimate Resource for American Architects

Here American architects will find the most comprehensive resource for their chosen profession. Practicing architecture, conferences and events, advocacy and issues are just a few select topics of interests listed on this site. If you are a builder, there is detailed information on the value of an architect that discusses how design works for you, finding architects, and questions to ask your architect.

More here: The American Institute of Architects

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2011 Architectural Excellence Award Winners

Generation Stoneworks Supplied the Stone Materials

This building was part of the 2011 Architectural Excellence Award Winners. Generation Stoneworks supplied the Indiana Limestone balustrade, stairs and trim for this winning project. These projects are not only national, but international – the Apple Store is located in London. The common theme is that they were designed by Pennsylvania Architects.

Click here ot visit the AIA Pennsylvania Site

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Chatham Mellon Board Room

Generation Stoneworks Makes a Significant Contribution

Read the detailed story about the history and retrofit of a Chatham Mellon Board Room that might have been abandoned. When Generation Stoneworks first stepped on the site, we could never have imagined the recovery of this building in its present condition. Once the project started to take shape though, Generation Stoneworks predicted that it would win an AIA Award. It had become that special; especially, to Prada and everyone at our shop!

Click here for the article on this restoration project