New Stone Age Technology

DATE March 5, 2019    
TIME 9:00AM - 12:00PM EST    
LOCATION AIA Connecticut
370 James Street Ste 402
New Haven, CT 06513 (map)
AIA Connecticut

Buildings have been built from stone since the stone age and stone is still the most durable, versatile, sustainable, and elegant material to build with. You might think that after building with stone for thousands of years, the technology of stone would be old hat, but that is not true. The technology of stone has entered the 21st century with new fabrication and building technologies that were unimagined by our stone age predecessors.

Learning Objectives

  1. Native stone - geologic origins and characteristics
  2. Quarrying and fabrication technology
  3. Specifying and detailing natural stone