By the end of 2020, the marketplace in Karlsruhe will be renovated and completely redesigned. Around the city-known pyramid, bright belgrano® natural stones made of high-quality granite will be installed over the next 1 1/2 years. As a special highlight, a 180 m² fountain area will be installed in front of the pyramid and will then provide refreshment and the necessary evaporation cold in summer. The office Mettler Landschaftsarchitektur is responsible for the designs and planned the project. The new floor covering of the market square will have another special feature: the cloverleaf contours of the Concord Church will be visible as patterns in the belgrano® stones around the pyramid. During the first construction work in 2014, the remains of the old town church – in which once city founder Karl Wilhelm was buried – were found and thus symbolized.

September 2020 – wear testing of natural stone

Resistance to wear and tear of natural stone - by Dipl.-Ing. Ellen Stoige | Managing Director of the Wismar Building Materials Testing Center   The erosion of the surface of a solid body (here natural stone) by the action of another solid body (here abrasive) is...

July 2019 – the market square in Karlsruhe is being redesigned

By the end of 2020, the marketplace in Karlsruhe will be renovated and completely redesigned. Around the city-known pyramid, bright belgrano® natural stones made of high-quality granite will be installed over the next 1 1/2 years. As a special highlight, a 180 m²...

December 2018 – Expert Dialogue for Sustainable Natural Stone Procurement

On November 27, 2018, representatives of certificates, bidders of natural stones and acquirers from the districts came together in the town hall of Neukölln to discuss the options of sustainable sourcing of natural stones. Both XertifiX e.V. and Winwin / FairStone...

November 2019 – Downtown Breisach officially opened

After two years of construction, the newly designed city centre of Breisach was opened on 31.10. solemnly handed over to the citizens of the city. The resulting urban area is now designated as a traffic-restricted area and consists of a continuous natural stone paving...

February 2020 – we know our stones personally

Have you ever wondered where natural stones come from and how they are extracted and processed? Our team has been traveling the world for 17 years now and is always looking for the perfect natural stone for use in public spaces. So we know where our raw material comes...