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AIA Springfield Component Meeting
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 11:30 AM until 12:45 PM
is not Required
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)
Presentation and tour of fabrication facility/quarry discussing uses, extraction/finishing methods for local limestone & Napoleon Grey Marble.
- Discuss and outline the history of "Napoleon Grey Marble" and its modern evolution.
- Gain an understanding of the physical and chemical properties of Phenix stone.
- Gain an understanding of the fabrication process of natural stone.
- Gain an understanding of the applications where natural stone is best used.