Christian Arnold's self-designed Kansas City home features a cozy fireplace that functions as the living room's centerpiece. The hearth is made of large slabs of limestone, which Arnold cut himself, intentionally leaving imperfections on the surface to add texture.
Situated in a landscape of limestone cliffs in the Balcones fault zone near Austin, Texas, Elizabeth Alford and Michael Young's refurbished midcentury home contains a striated concrete wall that contrasts with the rough limestone of the structure's original staircase.
A limestone-bordered backyard swimming pool makes this Montreal home "an oasis in the heart of the city," according to lead architects Louis Thellend and Lisa-Marie Fortin.
Because of a local limestone plateau, the Karst region is Slovenia features numerous small, stone houses. Architect Dekleva Gregoric used gave the local vernacular a modern update when designing this pitched form.
A Loire limestone landing provides a nice contrast to the warm walnut-dominated interior of this Toronto home, redesigned by architect Drew Mandel.
The home Lauren Ewing designed for herself in Vincennes, Indiana, features front steps made from slabs of local limestone.