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Green Building Projects Of 2013

Swenson Civil Engineering Building
Ross Barney Architects and SJA Architects

Every year, the American Institute of Architects picks its top 10 green projects. The rankings, which have been around for 16 years, are always a mixed bag - everything from li- braries to cohousing to a dog adoption park. This year's list is no different.

The building features permeable paving, an underground storm water retention system, occupancy... more


Cornell NYC Tech: Building a Culture for Innovation

Since Mayor Bloomberg named Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology the winners of his Applied Sciences NYC initiative. the proposed Cornell NYC Tech campus has attracted over $500 million in private funds and the school launched its "beta" class of 7 students in Chelsea office space donated by Google... more Thirteen


Paint Factory Into An Innovation Factory

Students at Denmark's IBC Inter- national Business College get schooled in organizational manage- ment, professional development, and the finer points of entrepreneurship.

As for learning about creative business practices and the impact of design on the workplace - it turns out that IBC's annex, aka the... more

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects


New Product Showcase

Eclipse Architectural
Screens for large openings! Concealed Bug Screen Or Blind Solution For Openings up to 24 ft wide and 10 ft high.
Wiremold- Le Grand
Cable management products offer the widest, most innovative range of solutions for getting from point A to point B.
Shakertown manufactures premium Western Red Cedar shingles for...

Walker Display
A Great Idea to Hang on To!

Ultra Cool Screen Panels allow air, light and visibility to pass through while still defining the space.
Dinner on the terrace. Cocktails under the star - warmn up the ambience with Infratech infrared heaters.
A versatile poured-in-place, seamless rubber safety surfacing for areas of play that need a soft landing!
Sherwin Williams
Sherwin-Williams Harmony Zero VOC coating reduces interior odors and helps promote better indoor air quality.
Palmer Fixture
The latest in Innovative Hand Drying Technology! The Istorm high speed hand dryer dries hands in 12 seconds or less!
Excel Dryer
XLERATOR dryers help save thousands of dollars annually by eliminating the need for paper towel dispensers.

California Closets
Luxurious boutique walk-in closet featuring beautiful wood-grain finishes in contrasting wood tones, with illuminated shoe shelving.

Modern-Shed provides awesome backyard solutions to home space problems.
Rapid setting, permanent repair material for cracks, pop outs and surface defects in concrete floors.
AS Hanging
Fittings that mount objects to walls without the typical holes and damage caused by common hardware.

Designed Security
When tight security is required in high-traffic areas, the ES880 Invisigate turnstiles provide an optimal solution.


Albert D. Wheelon
(1929 - 2013)

"It was as if an enormous floodlight had been turned on in a darkened warehouse"

Albert Wheelon was a rocket scientist who deve- loped the Central Intelli- gence Agency's network of spy satellites and then built Hughes Aircraft Co.'s RTN -1.14% satellite manufac- turing business into what at the time was the largest in the world... more

James van Sweden

(1935 -2013)

"Think huge leaves, enormous grasses and flowers big as dinner plates. The worst thing you can do is be ditsy."

James van Sweden, an influential landscape archi- tect who drew inspiration from the grand masters of painting to create vivid, naturalistic landscapes that seemed to... more ASLA

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