This slim volume is the product of Scandinavian academia, government, and industry to illustrate that stone has given civilization a material for shelter that is aesthetically pleasing and available in a variety of colors and textures. The objective of the publication is to contribute to a compilation of the world’s stone resources. One in a series of books entitled “Stone in the World”, it is published by UNESCO and the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG) as part of the IAEG Commission C10 project “Building Stones and Ornamental Rocks” (the other books in this series, either published...

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