San Diego International Airport
San Diego, CA
2014 Honor Award Winner

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Old-school workmanship, hand-seeding of aggregate, and design detailing characterize this 11 color, 215,000 square foot epoxy terrazzo installation. Poured with a minimal use of divider strips, the freeform design was inspired by the tide pools and boardwalks of San Diego’s Point Loma Beach and represents the movement of the surf and sea foam on water and black sand. Water jet-cut metalwork around the life-size artificial trees and the innovative use of jelly bean-glass aggregates add further notes of interest to the installation.

Architect
HNTB
Los Angeles, CA

Terrazzo Contractor
T.B. Penick & Sons
San Diego, CA

General Contractor
Turner/PCL/Flatiron
San Diego, CA

Owner
San Diego County Regional Authority
San Diego, CA

Resin Supplier
Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies

Aggregate Suppliers
Arim Terrazzo Supply
Cactus Canyon Quarries
Heritage Glass
Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies
United Terrazzo Supply Company

Precast Products Supplier
Wausau Tile

Divider Strip Suppliers
National Metal Shapes
Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies

Photographer
David Laudadio

 

 

 

The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association, Inc. is a full service Non-Profit Trade Association headquartered in Fredericksburg, Texas. The Association establishes national standards for all Terrazzo floor and wall systems and provides complete specifications, color plates and general information to architects and designers at no cost.


National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association
PO Box 2605
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
800.323.9736
Fax: 888.362.2770
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