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South Australian Health and
Medical Research Institute

Is it any wonder that research centers, as design challenges, tend to bring out the best in architects?

Designed by Woods Bagot

From Louis Kahn’s sublime Salk Institute in La Jolla, Calif., to Frank Gehry, FAIA’s ecstatic (if leaky) Stata Center at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., they have to meet complex functional requirements—biomedical labs, say, or supercomputing facilities—and at the same time catalyze collaboration, innovation, and that ineffable but utterly vital element in any... more Archdaily Sahmri


The Future: Renewable Resources and Energy-efficient Buildings

Moldova’s ecological housing development project

Renewable resources and energy-efficiency are much used terms lately in the field of architecture.

The world’s pollution and fear of nature’s punishment are inspiring architects to think more about clean environment and stopping pollution in their field. Sun, wind and water are unstoppable forces that can... more


10 Green design predictions for 2016
From Inhabitat

What will 2016 hold for green design and the environment? It’s a brand new year filled with boundless potential – and we’ve called upon some of the world’s most prominent designers, makers, movers, and shakers to help separate the signal from the noise. Hit the jump for 10 predictions for the coming year from luminaries in the fields of architecture, design, technology, transportation, and climate... more

Canadian Canoe Museum

Green-roofed Canadian Canoe Museum will house the world’s largest collection of canoes and kayaks... more

New Product Showcase

A world leading producers of fabric architecture. We design, manufacture and install tensile membrane structures for customers throughout the world.

Crossville Tile
Beautifully designed, environmentally friendly, American made—award-winning porcelain tile, natural stone, glass, metal & mosaics.

The leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum building products and systems for the commercial construction industry.

Chem-Pruf Door
The first successful industrial fiberglass door that would not bow, rack or warp. The choice for world class quality FRP composite doors.

A high quality producer of a broad line of pre-finished building products for multi-family, commercial and custom home projects all over North America.  

Chase Doors
The world's oldest, largest, and most progressive manufacturer of double-acting impact traffic doors and specialty doors.

BK Barrit
Our flexibility allows us to create two chairs or two thousand for your project. Wood, Metal, Custom, Projects, Corporate, Hospitality...we can do it!

Eliason doors open with a light assist and close automatically with safe, gentle time delay action.

Infinity Canopy
Infinity Canopy is the most dynamic and versatile retractable canopy in the world!  Its modular design allows it to adapt to any space.

Infinity Drain
Award winning designs and innovations, including the Site Sizeable linear drain, Infinity Drain is helping to shape barrier-free bathroom design.

We manufacture Nuts, Hex Nuts, Heavy Hex, Serrated flange Nuts, GR.5. Need U-Bolts, J-Bolts, Anchor Bolts, Special Shapes or large diameter Threaded Rod.

R.H. Peterson
Providing superior, state-of-the-art fireplaces, barbecues and outdoor fire products for homes around the world.
Surecrete Design
Decorative Concrete overlays, stains and driveway sealers. Concrete counter top mix including sealers, colored acrylic sealers . Epoxy floor metallic Flakes.

Tile Tech Pavers
A leading manufacturer of Concrete Pavers, Roof Pavers, Porcelain Pavers, IPE Wood Deck Tiles & Adjustable Pedestal Systems.

Campania International
Campania offers an extensive range of products in a variety of materials and styles from classic to contemporary.   

Innovators - a look back


Richard Sapper
1932- 2015
“He showed that a designer does not need a signature style to be immediately recognisable for his intelligence“
- Deyan Sudjic, director of London's Design Museum


Sapper designed iconic products including the Tizio desk lamp for Artemide, the ThinkPad range of laptops for computer company IBM and the 9091 whistling kettle for Alessi. Other clients included Kartell, Knoll, Lenovo and Magis. more


William Morgan  
1931- 2016

“His work was truly his existence, so when he wasn’t creating structures he was writing books“
- Dylan Morgan, son.


Architect and author William Morgan, a Jacksonville native whose passion for ancient architecture put an indelible mark on the modern face of his hometown. Three of his designs were among the 100 top buildings in Florida as chosen in 2012 by the state chapter of... more Sealoft William Biography

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