Reflections on Stone Reclamation
Worked stone, cut blocks or hand carved ornaments were never wasted in old Europe.
They were always reintegrated into the culture from a utilitarian standpoint and late for folkloric and esthetic reasons.
Today’s various salvaged stone building elements can still perform their basic structural tasks they were once originally designed for.
This re-usage adds a much needed sense of tradition and history to a modern world that seems to be quickly losing its identity in the name of standardization and progress.
We consider ourselves very lucky and even privileged for the small role our business plays in providing green building solutions that in turn helps heal the environment by re-using existing stone vs. mining and quarrying it.
We’ll always be taken back by the physical and metaphysical bliss that reclaiming and repurposing bring to all of us in our homes and our fragile ecosystem...