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Pritzker Architecture Prize Goes to
Shigeru Ban

Architecture generally involves creating monuments to permanence from substantial materials like steel and concrete. Yet this year, the discipline's top award went to a man who is best known for making temporary housing out of transient materials like paper tubes and plastic beer crates. The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban was named the winner of this year's Pritzker Architecture Prize, largely because of his work

Vista Villa Shri Lanka  

designing shelters after natural disasters in places like Rwanda, Turkey, India, China, Haiti and Japan. "His buildings provide shelter, community centers... more




Hafencity-University Subway Station
Hamburg, Germany

IALD Lighting Design Award Winners

Ten award winners representing architectural lighting design projects from nine countries comprise the winners of the 30th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards.

Silo 468
Helsinki, Finland

IALD professional lighting designers dedicate their careers exclusively to the art and science of lighting. There is no substitute for their level of expertise and professionalism. Of the ten projects recognized, one entry earned a Special Citation, six earned Awards of Merit and three earned Awards of Excellence... more



2014 ASLA AWARDS Approaching

Another ASLA Professional Awards cycle is upon us! This is your yearly chance to get your best work in front of a fantastic jury and potentially broadcast to a global audience of your peers and potential clients.

Shangri La Botanical Gardens, Jeffrey Carbo
Landscape Architects

If your work is honored, it will be published in LAM's annual awards issue in October. The awards will be presented at the ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO in Denver in November...more

Coworth Park Spa, England

New Product Showcase

CTW HYBRID CURTAIN, the warmth, beauty & elegance of wood and the durability of aluminum, both fully recyclable.
Solar Innovations
Custom folding glass walls accordion style doors left or right,residential & commercial applications, interior & exterior spaces

Fabritec Structures
Expanding the boundaries of function and form, FabriTec’s designs provide inspiration and technical superiority.

Clingerman Doors
Garage doors often make a first impression of your home or garage so why not design your own garage door? 
Barrett Company
" Designed and built as a sustainable element, roofs can be environmentally friendly and aesthetically pleasing."

Glass Recycled Surfaces
Customizable and eco-friendly, GlassSLAB countertops from GLASS RECYCLED SURFACES are easy to maintain and will last for life of your building.
Stûv America
Stûv, a state of mind! , Stûv has focused its efforts on developing a contemporary approach to the fireplace.
Featuring a new hardware system, the SCP-15 is the newest member of the Eliason family of Top Quality Restaurant Doors.
DELTA Collection by Equiparc
Discover the latest street furniture line by Equiparc, a leading manufacturer of high quality site furnishings.
Cardinal Showers
An extremely wide selection of models, finishes and glass options, from patterned to cast glass.
American Energy
The Country Flame Harvester has the ability to burn a variety of Flex-fuels.

Three new collections, Solano, Vina, and Estes add timeless beauty and sophistication to your bathroom décor.

The Twista versatile planter creates an undulating surface when placed in a row, or stacked.

Backpainted glass: Any custom color match you specify, sizes up to 100 x 144, with any fabrication required.

Ameristar Fence
Montage Plus Pool, Pet and Play (PPP) combines pool fence with dog fence and child safety fence



Kathryn Findlay
(1953 - 2014)
"You just have to keep ploughing the furrow you see ahead of you, and hope that at some point they'll understand you, and you'll understand them"



Findlay, the co-founder and principal director of Ushida Findlay Architects, is best known for a series of inventive houses in Japan and the architectural elements of the ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture at the London 2012 Olympic Park... more Ushida The Guardian


Maya Romanoff
(1941 - 2014)

"I have always strived to be on the side of the Angels, creating what the human eye responds to with deep pleasure"



Maya Romanoff made tie-dyed shirts after a visit to Woodstock and then constructed a wallcovering empire and artistic career, luring such luxury clients as the... more Interior Design Maya

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