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The New Stone Age

Date: 9th March 2020 Author:
Keywords: Architectural

Stone has fallen out of favour as a construction material compared to concrete and brick.  However it is vastly superior in terms of sustainability to typical steel and metal construction methods.

Amin Taha of Groupwork, Steve Webb of Webb Yates and Pierre Bidaud from The Stonemasonry Company Ltd have curated an exhibition at the Building Centre in London.  The New Stone Age looks at stone as a construction material, including modern buildings in France and the West Bank and discusses the advantages of using it from an environmental point of view. 

The Guardian recently ran a detailed review of the exhibition which is runs till 15th May at the Building Centre

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