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Discovering New Forms of Art in Natural Stone
Art can take on many different shapes and sizes in a variety of mediums. From watercolor paintings and bronze sculptures to still-life photographs and wood carvings, art can become the focal point of any interior living space. What if art could become part of a home’s architecture in unexpected ways? It can, and it comes in the form of natural stone.

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2016 www.stoneworld.com Stone of the month Las Vegas Rock Metaquartzite

Stone of the Month: Las Vegas Rock metaquartzite
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Case Study: Las Vegas Rock

Las Vegas Rock holds 6 Pinnacle awards for their precise elaborate designs in marble. They extract meta-quartzite stone from just outside Goodsprings, NV to utilize it for a multitude of applications. Las Vegas Rock just finished using CAMWorks for a project at The Park on the strip in Las Vegas, NV for Landscape Rock.
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2016 MGM The Park

PR Newswire, Las Vegas, (March 9, 2016)
Identifying the perfect building block for the Las Vegas Strip’s newest development was no short order.

To create more than 600 geometric stone pieces for The Park – MGM Resorts’ immersive outdoor dining and entertainment district taking shape on The Strip’s west side – the company and !melk, a landscape architecture and urban design practice, scoured options far and wide. The team sought material that was not only environmentally appropriate, but would beautifully complement the surrounding desert landscape and add eye-catching detail for visitors when The Park opens April 4.
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2016 LAS VEGAS ROCK: Award of Merit: Commercial Exterior

Building Stone Magazine — SPRING 2016 Mitchell Park Library and Community
Center (Mitchel Park Center)
 
Mitchell Park Library Palo Alto, California
The Mitchell Park Library is 56,332 square feet of new construction on approximately 3.4 acres in a community park in Palo Alto, California. The approximately 40,000-square foot library is the newest and largest of six libraries in the Palo Alto City Library system.

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2015 2015 LAS VEGAS ROCK: ADAPTING TO A NEW BUSINESS STRATEGY In the 1930s, Las Vegas Rock in Jean, NV, started off by extracting meta-quartzite stone. Since then, they have expanded to produce the “Vegas Cut” collection, landscape rock, flooring, custom stonework, slab material, windswept, cut-to-size panels, engraved signage, nominal split-face, random split-face and planking.
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May 2014 Building Stone Magazine
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2012 May 2012 BRINGING THE CANYON TO THE HOTEL A project such as this one requires courage… a lot of courage. If it doesn’t turn out, it will be the laughing stock of the world of interior designers. The wellness floor of Las Vegas’ Cosmopolitan Hotel is supposed to give visitors the impression of a wild canyon landscape. The project seems to have turned out well, though – at least according to photos and information by various.
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2010 July 2010 STONE CONTRIBUTES TO LEED CERTIFICATION FOR NEW LAS VEGAS LANDMARK – STONE WORLD As the latest grand-scale project to be completed in Las Vegas, the City Center mixed-use complex features stone throughout its interior and exterior, with local stone cladding at the Aria Resort to connect it to the region and also help achieve LEED Gold Certification.
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2008 September 2008 LAS VEGAS ROCK – STONE BUSINESS Las Vegas Rock may currently be a southwest secret, but the quarrier and fabricator of meta-quartzite is working toward a day when that desert oasis is as well-known for its natural stone as it is its gambling.
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2007 2007 RE-EMERGING US STONE INDUSTRY – TAPPING THE NEVADA LANDSCAPE – STONE WORLD On the outskirts of the neon lights and fast paced gaming environment of the Las Vegas Strip, a serene desert landscape stretches for endless miles. It may be surprising to note that local stone has been quarried in this region for decades.
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2002 2002 BEST LANDSCAPE IN A RESIDENTIAL SITE DEVELOPMENT – BUILDING STONE MAGAZINE This extraordinary project is worthy of being recognized for its design and for the use of natural stone in what can become a very difficult building type -developer oriented multi-family projects.
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Interiors


Not only does LVR provide exterior stone for award winning installations, but its Metaquartzite can achieve a plethora of applications for interiors as well. The material has a high threshold for resistance to wear and has an extraordinarily high slip resistance in the polished finish.

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Exteriors


The Metaquartzite stone is far superior to other quartz based Sandstones for the purposes of exterior façade systems. The stone is much more durable than any other in its class, and an investment in LVR is an investment in a product that will last indefinitely.

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LVR is a custom boutique architectural stone company that can cut/finish to any of you projects specific requirements. Working closely with designers, we are able to expand our product line with conceptual ideas from project to project.

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