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High Density Housing - Solutions?

High Density on the High Ground           Eight Inc., 2006

The Monotony of High Density

These winding streets of identical houses do nothing to break up the monotony of the asphalt.  The out- skirts of Denver are a good example of the runaway sprawl of... more

Highlands Ranch, Outskirts of Denver, CO

 

HABITAT 67

Habitat 67 is a housing complex and familiar landmark located in Montreal, Canada. The complex was built as part of Expo 1967 – one of the world’s

largest universal expositions. Its strik- ing design was created by architect Moshe Safdie based on his master’s thesis... more Wayfaring habitat67

Habitat 67 - St. Lawrence River, Montreal

 

Rokko Housing I, II, and III

The sets of houses I, II and III are located in neighboring plots to each other, on Mount Rokko, on the slopes of the city of Kobe. The houses are built on the hill, following the slope. The first set is at the foot of the mountain, built on a hillside facing South where you can enjoy a great

Architect: Tadao Ando - Kobe, Japan

panoramic view of the port of Kobe and Osaka Bay. Rokko II complex is located on a site above and to the left of the first set, being four times higher. For the third is three times larger than... more Rokko Housing

New Product Showcase

   
Cycle Safe
Modern Racks by CycleSafe offer a contemporary designs to promote cycling.
Wittus
For over 30 years Wittus has been importing Danish quality fireplaces/stoves to America.
York Spiral Stair
A beautiful synthesis of form and function, the York double helix staircase is not your typical spiral stair.

Inspire Roofing
Recyclable blend of natural limestone and virgin resins,just like natural slate.
Bliss Nor Am
Bliss Nor Am specializes in Heavy Intermediate Steel Doors and Windows that beautify work and home.
Kaba-ilco
Kaba-ilco specializes in integrated solutions for security, organization, and convenience.
Panelfold
Nuvo™ Designer Series™ folding doors save space while accenting traditional, contemporary and modern.
Viracon
Comcast Center is the tallest LEED-CS Gold certified building in the U.S. clad in silvery high-performance glass.
ALLOC
All Alloc laminate products are engineered for maximum strength and durability.
Okite
OKITE?is a natural quartz surfacing material that is highly stain and scratch resistant.
Cardinal Shower Enclosers
Enclosures engineered to the highest possible standards for maximum reliability, and carry a lifetime guarantee.
Kenyon
The immense popularity of ceramic cooktops led to shore side models for use in the finest galleys & homes.
California Closets
Nothing adds function + flexibility to a space like a wall bed - California Closets has stylish wall beds to fit any room.
Auroralight
For over a decade it has been our vision to provide the industry with top-quality landscape lighting.
Modern Fan
The premier source for the most modern collection of ceiling fans available.

Innovators

Arthur Erickson
(1924 - 2009)

"No amount of thought can ever reveal what comes unexpectedly."


Graham House, 1965

An internationally celebrat- ed Canadian architect and urban planner. Most of his buildings... more A.Erickson Treehugger His Work

Carlo Mollino
(1905 - 1973)

"Everything is permissible as long as it is fantastic"

A professor & practitioner of architecture. He was a designer of furniture, inter- iors, fashion, theater and film sets. He loved pho- tography, writing, skiing and he liked to... more NY Times Nistagmus

2690 Cavour Desk, 1949