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Architectural Stonemasonry

The skilled hand of the architectural stonemason can be seen in everything from commercial buildings to spectacular places of worship likes mosques and cathedrals.

Architectural Stonemasonry could be for you if you like:

  • Being creative
  • Craftsmanship
  • Making things
  • Using tools
  • Working outdoors

More about this skill

The architectural stonemason works with natural stone, from granite to marble, creating components, and carving and cutting letters on site. A high level of skill and patience is required to create beautiful stonework that will last for generations. Creativity, innovation, accuracy, and problem solving are the hallmarks of a master stonemason.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of Pablo Paulo

    Pablo Paulo

    Brazil
    Gold

  • Photo of Archie Stoke-Faiers

    Archie Stoke-Faiers

    United Kingdom
    Silver

  • Photo of Joseph COURTIN

    Joseph COURTIN

    France
    Bronze

  • Photo of Rafael Iakhin

    Rafael Iakhin

    Russia
    Bronze

  • Photo of SANGMIN LEE

    SANGMIN LEE

    Korea
    Bronze

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Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.