European Projects

SSQ exclusive high quality natural slate is sought after throughout Europe. It is the choice of the most discerning architects in some of the most popular slate regions in Europe. You can see some of our Europe-wide projects featured in the case studies below…

Riverstone Gives Princely Floor Finish in Danish Capital

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, [...]

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Domiz Delivers on Eastern Promise

In Kaunas, Lithuania, a city with a rich history and well known for its cultural creativity and architectural style, our Domiz natural slate has been adding a unique look to some new-build residential properties. For two separate projects where the architect and project developer stressed the importance of durable, eye-catching façade design, SSQ partner in [...]

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Private House, Kaunas, Lithuania, Riverstone, Ultra grade

Location: A modern architecture family home in suburbs of Lithuanian city Kaunas Slate Used: SSQ Riverstone®, Ultra grade, Grey roofing slate, Size 30x30

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Luxury Home, Oslo, Riverstone Architectural

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.

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Swimming Pool and Spa Area, Denmark, Riverstone Architectural

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.

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Hilton Hotel, Helsinki, Riverstone Architectural

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.

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Kreissparkasse Wiedenbrück Bank, Germany, Riverstone Architectural

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.

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Siftung Topographie des Terrors, Berlin, Riverstone Architectural

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.

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Clarion Post Hotel, Sweden, Riverstone Architectural

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.

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