Glitsch describes IceStone surfacing as pretty but rugged. Combining 100 percent recycled glass and cement yields a heat- and scratch-resistant terrazzolike material that's said to be free of volatile organic compounds. IceStone slabs measure 52½ inches wide, 96 inches long, and 1¼ inches thick and come in standard or custom colors. IceStone, 718.624.4900; www.icestone.biz.
val glitsch, faia, architect
val glitsch, faia