Our first example of natural slate innovation comes from Denmark, where Novo A/S, an independent Danish foundation used our Riverstone architectural slate as flooring for its medical facility in Copenhagen. Facilitated by SSQ distributor, E. Nielsen Stenhuggeri A/S, we provided 1,200 squared metres of brushed Riverstone architectural slate. The stone was cut to random lengths, [...]
Architectural Stone Case Studies
Riverstone Architectural Stone is used in the most prestigious projects worldwide:
- From The Four Seasons in New York and the Hilton in Helsinki, to the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong and the Grand Lisboa Casino in China
- From private luxury homes in London and Oslo, to an exclusive Private Members Club in Denmark
- From the prestigious Topography of Terror Museum in Berlin, to Blenheim Palace, the monumental stately home in Oxfordshire
If you’re looking for something special for your architectural project, then you have come to the right place. Have a look at our Architectural Stone case studies below and then get in touch.
SSQ is proud to have its played its part in the historic construction of the EPIC Hotel, the first five star resort in the province of San Luis, Argentina, a mere 100km from our La Repressa quarry. Based in the picturesque town of Villa de Melo at the foothills of the Sierras Grande mountains, the [...]
The use of SSQ Riverstone paving tiles in this garden makeover transformed what was once a rather tired and gloomy garden in West London . The project used about 950, 300mm x 300mm, Riverstone paving tiles, with each block of four grey-green tiles being separated by a 100mm strip of golden quartzite paving.
This 50 year old hotel, formerly known as the Miramar Hotel, re-opened its doors on the 18th September 2009 after undergoing a USD$65 million transformation. Riverstone was chosen due to its durability and most importantly because of the inherent ‘life and character’ of the stone, complementing the vivacity and ethos of the hotel.
Situated at the northern-end of the Macau-Taipa Bridge, the dramatic new 40-storey hotel has the distinction of being Macau’s tallest building and is shaped to resemble a bright yellow lotus flower. SSQ Riverstone® architectural stone was selected for use as wall cladding in the Grand Buffet.
Set in a residential suburb of Oslo, the interior of this listed, two-storey town house has been transformed during its refurbishment. A large, deep basement was converted into additional living space. Natural materials have been used to provide an ultra-modern look that’s as practical as it is stunning.
Located in the popular holiday destination of Karresbaekminde is this beautiful new members club. Set in an idyllic landscape; the natural light that beams through all the large windows combined with soft interior lighting, bounces off the Riverstone picking up the lightening streak veining, creating a most calming and relaxing environment.
The 246-bedroom Hilton Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Hotel offers travelers state-of-the-art facilities in a contemporary design with a Finnish theme. The hotel’s interior has been designed to reflect Finland’s dramatically rugged, yet enchantingly beautiful, landscape and draws inspiration from the country’s lakes, rock and forests.
The town of Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock lies in the district of Gütersloh in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and is home to the latest branch of the Kreissparkasse Wiedenbrück bank. SSQ Riverstone architectural stone was selected as the choice of floor covering from a variety of different stones presented to the architect.
A ‘grey natural stone’ was specified for the museum’s flooring, the design calling for the same material to be used inside the building, for the central courtyard and for the paths leading to the cellar-wall exhibits. Ursula Wilms chose SSQ Riverstone® architectural stone with a Brushed Antique finish to provide a hard wearing, slip-resistant surface.
The award-winning Clarion Post Hotel in Gothenburg is a new hotel created from the refurbishment of the historic old Post Office in the centre of Gothenburg. The project required a sympathetic treatment of the existing building. The original building was a neo-classical building created by Ernst Torulf, in the 1920s.