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AIA Springfield Component Meeting

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 11:30 AM until 12:45 PM
Hammons School of Architecture
900 N. Benton
Springfield, MO  65802
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Solid As a Rock: Presentation & Tour of Local Limestone/Napolean Grey Marble Facility

Course Number, Credit Designation, and Number of Learning Units

SGF180509, 1 LU (session A)

Course Description

Presentation and tour of fabrication facility/quarry discussing uses, extraction/finishing methods for local limestone & Napoleon Grey Marble.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss and outline the history of "Napoleon Grey Marble" and its modern evolution.
  2. Gain an understanding of the physical and chemical properties of Phenix stone.
  3. Gain an understanding of the fabrication process of natural stone.
  4. Gain an understanding of the applications where natural stone is best used.