Read the latest updates on Rugo Stone’s projects and awards for our exceptional stonework. Rugo Stone has been featured in Traditional Building, Stone World, and Tile Magazine.
Rugo Stone wins three 2021 Pinnacle Awards from the Natural Stone Institute and Brett Rugo is recognized with the 2021 Migliore Award for Lifetime Achievement also from NSI.
Renovation of Trinity Church, one of New York City’s oldest landmarks, involved in a complex series of restoration and reproduction of historic marble and priceless mosaic elements.
Oberlin, OH, February 15, 2022—Brett Rugo (Rugo Stone) has received the 2021 Migliore Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Brett Rugo accepts the Grande Pinnacle Award in Verona, Italy.
Rugo Stone is awarded the 2020 Grande Pinnacle Award for their Trinity Church Wall Street Altar & Chancel Restoration project.
Natural stone was a key component in the design of the new National Museum of the United States Army, which tells the Army’s story through an individual’s eyes
The 2019 Palladio Award for Restoration and Renovation goes to John G. Waite Associates, Architects for the Rotunda at the University of Virginia.
Sacred Heart Cathedral is a celebration of stone and craftsmanship that shines through in the detailing.
Rugo Stone is one of ten stone projects recognized by the CID awards, for the Trinity Dome project.
Rugo Stone is awarded the Tucker Design Award for the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The Trinity Dome mosaic completes the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
The shrine’s new Trinity Dome ‘is a nice way to finish’ for Italian mosaic artist.
Cardinal Wuerl dedicates the largest dome at the basilica.
Granite provides a high standard of elegance, subtle security and quiet permanence for a new Washington, DC landmark
Perched high above Augusta Street in downtown Staunton, Virginia, St. Francis of Assisi welcomes parishioners and guests from this modest community of 24,000 residents.
When restoring the University of Virginia’s rotunda, careful attention was paid to the carving of Carrara marble columns, which shape the structure’s design.
About 10 years ago, David Jonke was walking down the center aisle of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, when his mentor at Rugo Stone looked up at the Great Dome and said to him, “Kid, how are we going to get up there and do that someday?”
After nearly 100 years since construction began on the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the placement of a final mosaic — inside the Trinity Dome — is expected to be completed in December 2017.
Builders, church leaders, choirmembers and journalists gathered atop eight floors ofscaffolding 159 feet high in the Basilica of the NationalShrine of the Immaculate Conception Oct. 28 for the blessing ofthe workspace where a new mosaic will be installed on theshrine’s Trinity Dome.
It was a holy moment at high altitude.
Italian workers will soon begin to tile the mosaic of the Trinity Dome at D.C.’s Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
This winter, a team of artists will begin installing the basilica’s final artwork in its central and largest dome.
Motivated by the resurgence of the Fashion District and the building’s unique history, an architectural team restored the ornate facade of the base of New York City’s Fashion Tower, while sensitively incorporating a contemporary stone lobby
Rugo Stone has been chosen for their “The Rotunda Renovation” at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The church that sits high above Augusta Street was covered up and a mystery to all those who passed by for nearly a year.
Rugo Stone’s Jimmy Ternent, VP of Construction, has been awarded “Craftsman of the Year” by MIA.
It is no exaggeration to name the Marble Institute of America (MIA) the “firefighter for the worldwide stone branch.”