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 2019 – Project Report Schwabinger Tor

In order to increase the value of our homepage and to provide you with further interesting information, we are introducing a new section, the project report. We would like to introduce you to selected projects and let the planners and architects comment them. Every...

June 2019 – BESCO Inspector Milton Niu visits Berlin

At the beginning of June one of our 4 inspectors from Asia Niu visited the BESCO Team in Berlin. Milton, who otherwise controls our Asian production facilities and productions, was on tour with our Berlin team for one week. Not only did we visit the latest belgrano®...

August 2019 – Berlin wants to strengthen social and ecological criteria in state procurement law

Every year, the state of Berlin spends billions of euros on construction materials, work clothes and computers. It is mainly looked at the price. The fact that natural stones come from developing countries has hardly played a role so far. This shall be changed now....

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...