Natural stone is an environmentally-friendly material and no matter how you slice it, man-made materials just don’t live up to the task. As climate change impacts communities throughout the country in the form of devastating fires, massive flooding and high winds, environmentally conscious homeowners are paying even more attention to the building materials they source and use than ever before.
Solid reasons to consider hiring an architect for home or landscape projects!
Natural stone is a sustainable material that is durable, improves with age, and does not off-gas. Even the most beautiful and well-installed natural stone will be subject to general wear and tear from people, pets, and objects. Maintaining the stone should be a top priority.
Architects vision was to have a 100% traditional European fan pattern driveway. Only authentic antique cobblestone would meet expectations. Monarch Stone International was proud to supply the perfect size and type of cobblestone from our Historic European Cobblestone collection.
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Granite is a popular, readily available natural stone and a strong choice for cobblestone driveways, walkways, edging and more. The durability of granite for a driveway is second to none
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If you’re investing in new building and hardscape materials for a landscape project, try to choose long-lasting ones that have been sustainably obtained and locally sourced.
Crema Perla, quarried in Southern Spain is extremely popular for neutral color schemes and is a great choice for interior or exterior cladding and flooring.
A stone paver is natural stone cut to size, for use as paving for driveways, walkways, patios and other landscape designs and is available in a variety of natural stone types such as granite, sandstone, porphyry and hard limestones.