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2013 Educational Facility Design Excellence Awards

Mesa Community College Health Wellness Building; Mesa, Arizona / SmithGroupJJR

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) has selected five educational and cultural facilities for this year's CAE Educational Facility Design Awards.

The transformation of this post- industrial concrete building into a light filled, translucent learning environ- ment is exceptional. This project sets a high standard for... more


The Charmer, San Diego
Jonathan Segal, FAIA, San Diego

2013 Residential Architecture Design Awards

Architects from around the world submitted their best housing work from the past five years to the 2013 Residential Architect Design... more

Art Stable, Seattle, Wash., by Olson Kundig Architects, Seattle, Wash


National Design Awards

The National Design Awards program celebrates design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world, and seeks to increase national awareness of design by educating the public and promoting excellence, innovation, and lasting... more

James Wines is founder and presi- dent of SITE, a New York-based archi- tectural studio chartered in 1970.

Michael Sorkin is an architect and urbanist whose practice spans design, criticism, and teaching.

New Product Showcase

Citadel Architectural Products
The Consol Energy Building Project features the Envelope 2000 metal composite material panels.
SlowStop Bollard
SlowStop Rebounding Steel Pipe Bollard Reduces Damage and Prevents Repairs.
Leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of Polycarbonate and Polypropylene structured sheets.

Buzon pedestals and edge detail on rooftop.

2/90 Sign Systems
Increase patient satisfaction with InfoBoard to communicate care information to the patient, visitors and staff.
Hanson Brick & Tile
Over 1,000 brick styles and four regional brick collections that offer aesthetic appeal, strength and reliability.
Diamond Spas
Diamond Spas NEW "Raw" Copper Shower Pan with Matching Back Rest measures at a roomy 153" x 75" x 37".
Garage Floor Tiles Diamond is an ideal solution for your indoor and outdoor applications.
Kenneth Lynch & Sons / Florentine Craftsman
Our unique offerings include an adaptation of the 1964 New York World's Fair Bench being used with a Concrete Chess Table.
Stevens Industries
Manufacturing and installation of a complete product package - millwork, casework, solid surface and furnishings.

Thermafiber RainBarrier continuous insulation (ci).

GENEO - The first fusion-welded glass-fiber reinforced uPVC window systems that excels in all areas.
Greentec Innovations, Inc.
We want to be your 'go to' source for containers and supplies.
Battic Door
Products for the home that are designed to stop drafts through the five most openings in the house.

Resysta USA
Resysta meets tomorrow's technical and ecological demands.


David Collins
(1955 - 2013)

"The whole experience should be fun,"

David Collins was the designer behind many of the most recognised and glamorous names in the restaurant industry - from the bar at Claridge's to the Wolseley. Eschewing the then-prevalent fashion for chintz, Collins opted instead for comfortable... more

Niels Diffrient

(1928 -2013)

"human factors engineering- The goal was to blend function and form in a world that was increasingly dependent on mass-produced machines."


A partner at Humanscale for more than 16 years, Diffrient made a lasting impact on the field of ergonomic design, in particular with the Freedom chair... more NY Times

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