Spring Branch Elementary School
Houston, TX
2012 Honor Award Winner

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Terrazzo was selected for its durability and capacity for intricate design on this impressive installation of sand cushion terrazzo.  This LEED-certified project orchestrated 18 different colors of terrazzo with 22 different types of aggregate. Designed to serve as a teaching tool, the floor depicts historical community events through maps and timelines and represents local geography along with words of inspiration.

 

Architect/Designer:
Bay-IBI Group
Webster, TX

Aggregate Suppliers:
American Specialty Glass
Cactus Canyon Quarries
Continental Terrazzo Supply
Enviroglas Products
Justice Products
Terrazzo & Marble Supply
Texas Architectural Aggregate

Terrazzo Contractor:
Southern Tile & Terrazzo Co., Inc.
Houston, TX

General Contractor:
Purcell Construction
Humble, TX

Owner:
Spring Branch Independent
School District
Houston, TX

Divider Strip Supplier:
Manhattan American Terrazzo
Strip Company

Photos by Mark Dean

 

 

 

 

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