size, materials, cost of construction, etc. I'll piggy back off of what Emily said and suggest researching local contractors who's work interests you and talk with them. Perhaps look in the professionals section on Houzz to find someone locally. Best of luck! Cheers, Lucy
on the materials you select and where you live, since the cost of construction varies wildly depending on where you are geographically. Your best bet is to have a rough idea of what you are interested in building and talk to a few local contractors to get an idea.
of this material makes me think that it's marble over granite. Check out this featured ideabook on two very popular types of lighter marble commonly used as kitchen countertops.