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13 Ways to Use Limestone in the Home

By Dwell @dwell
Christian and Jack play chess by the fireplace - the centerpiece of the living room and which the Arnolds use daily during the winter. The hearth is made of large slabs 
of limestone, which Christian cut himself, intentionally leaving imperfections on the

In a leafy residential area a few miles from downtown Kansas City, Missouri, architect Christian Arnold took a sloping, triangular lot and designed a new home for his growing family—an open, tree house–like structure on stilts that hovers at the quirky edge of a conventional neighborhood. Inside, the hearth is made of large slabs of limestone, which Christian cut himself, intentionally leaving imperfections on the surface for texture. 

Photo by Mike Sinclair.

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