The Sydney Opera House has more that 1 million exterior tiles that make up the dome of the opera house! It took 14 years to complete and involved 10,000 construction workers. There are more that 8 million people who visit the opera house every year!
Ceramic tile can easily with stand the weight of 10 elephants without perishing
Tile has been used in buildings around the world since the 19th century B.C.
February 23 is National Tile Day (Which just pasted us)
Subway tiles were used throughout the US in subways, as the name suggest
Grout is a very fine powdered cement
Each space shuttle is covered by more than 24,000 of 6×6 blocks. Ceramic tiles are key components to space shuttles as the insulate them from the extreme temperatures created while re-entering the earth’s atmosphere.