As one of very earliest materials to be used for construction purposes alongside timber and clay, natural stone can provide modern buildings with aesthetically timeless as well as sustainable and resilient exteriors when employed as external cladding.

While it’s not always feasible to create entire built structures from natural stone in the modern era, the use of stone materials as external cladding can confer new buildings with a refined and timeless appearance while also diminishing their carbon footprint and significantly enhancing their ability to withstand the rigours of time. Thin panels made from natural stone are becoming increasingly…