Peninsula Building Materials (PBM),
Northern California's leader in natural stone, brick, architectural and fabricated
materials since 1923, is announced the grand opening of the new showroom in
Mountain View, California today.
This superbly crafted 8,500 square foot facility was designed by Gensler of
San Francisco. Gensler has been recognized by The American Institute of Architects
(AIA) as a model for the design professions in the 21st century and was awarded
AIA's prestigious Architecture Firm Award.
"Almost every inch of our new showroom floor is covered with gorgeous
material originating from points around the world," said Marty Morey, PBM
Vice President. Morey supervised the 18-month construction of the new showroom
and hand selected much of the interior materials.
"Once entering PBM's new masonry and design showroom, you will experience
a fantastic display of 300 varieties of beautiful natural stone, brick and thin
veneer. You're able to see, feel and touch real examples of how craftsmen have
transformed the finest materials into house fronts, fireplaces, fountains, seat
walls, counter tops, barbeques and even a working pizza oven," stated Roxanne
Kohlin, PBM's Showroom Manager. "Whether designing for residential or commercial
projects, we invite you to come in and be inspired," Kohlin went on to