In this project, various dimensions were used to create a random walling effect at a depth of 10cm. The specific sizes used were 4,6,8cm widths by random lengths starting at a minimum of 25cm. The corner stones were cut from larger pieces ensuring single pieces would be used to connect the walls to one [...]
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…
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, [...]
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 [...]
Location: A modern architecture family home in suburbs of Lithuanian city Kaunas Slate Used: SSQ Riverstone®, Ultra grade, Grey roofing slate, Size 30x30
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.
This historic old Post Office building in heart of Gothenburg, originally designed in neo-classical style by famous architect Ernst Torulf, is now transformed to a stunning hotel.