Stone in Design. A Collaboration: Working with Stone Firms in the Early Design Phase

AIA Credits: 1LU
ASLA Credits: 1LU


This course is intended to instruct attendees about the use of stone in projects as well as defining he key elements in the design process.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Participants will develop an understanding of when and why stone elements should drive the design intent of the overall project.
  • Participants will understand the importance of project team interaction with stone specialist.
  • Participants will identify and discuss the importance of the process of stone design including needs assessment, stone selection, suitability, as well as BIM and stone design.
  • Participants will develop an understanding of the importance of quarry and fabrication plant tours to view materials in their natural setting and have a better idea to surface finishes as applied to finished materials.