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Art Award – Casona de Pappas
Tempe, AZ
2018  Honor Award Winner

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Terrazzo Contractor
Advance Terrazzo Company
Phoenix, AZ


A vibrant Persian rug pattern in terrazzo, with an integrated Moroccan eight-point star fountain and functional border drains, was created for this LEED-Platinum certified residence. To form the 23-color design, 2,358 separate elements were waterjet cut from precast terrazzo slabs. The pieces were then assembled, grouted, and fastened to the floor with flexible epoxy. The water fountain’s system of drains with 24 removable trays was concealed by terrazzo to create the appearance of a monolithic floor.

Architect
Norris Architects
Scottsdale, AZ

Designer/Artist
Powers of Design
Phoenix, AZ

General Contractor
Temac Development
Tempe, AZ

Project Management
DKG Urban Concepts
Tempe, AZ

Aggregate Supplier
Continental Terrazzo Supply

Divider Strip Supplier
Continental Terrazzo Supply

Photographer
PT Design