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Processing Our Waste

"Floating Fields"

The Urbanism\Architecture Bi-City Biennale (UABB) in Shenzhen finished in February, but at least one element of it lives on. Floating Fields, a project by Thomas Chung, Associate Professor of Architecture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, was installed at the UABB site at the Dacheng Flour Mills in Shekhou

as a demonstration of a concept to return agriculture to the Shenzhen's bay with floating agricultural fields.The project, which forms the major landscape... more


Beautiful Ways To Burn Trash

In Sweeden by BIG Architects

(From CNN) Ski slopes, breweries and manicured parks are not the usual trappings of a power plant. Historically, these industrial monoliths have been functional eyesores -- often inciting resentment and "not in my backyard" protests from local resident... more

In China by Schmidt, Hammer Lassen Architects with Gottlieb Paludan Architects



Gorgeous 11MW bioenergy plant

Leeds will soon become a hub for the energy-to-waste economy thanks to a new Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility built by Veolia in Cross Green.

S’pace Architects 

The new plant will generate energy from 214,000 tons of waste collected each year from black bins in Leeds. The building, designed by Jean-Robert Mazaud of S’pace Architects. more


New Product Showcase

Advantage Gate Products
Introducing the X2 Advantage Swing Gate Operating System and the Quick-Fold Vehicle Gate

Bohlmann's complete line of quality concrete products is designed and manufactured to operate efficiently...

Boral Roofing
Made from the earth, Boral's clay roof tiles are all natural and 100% recyclable.

Metal building products and systems for non residential walls, roofs, and electrical cellular floors.

ClosetMaid offers many home storage and closet organizer products. Find wire or wood laminate...

Gammans Skylight Systems
More than 40 years of experience in the skylight industry has made us the leader in pre-fabricated and...

Handy Deck
HandyDeck is a national supplier of Italian structural porcelain pavers, structural Ipe wood tiles, and...

We pride ourselves in delivering quality products to our customers at an affordable price.

Mortor Net
With over 100 million feet installed and not a single wall failure, MortarNet with Insect Barrier from Mortar…

Our roots sprang forth during World War II in 1945, as a small business in Cy Mulder's home.

Overhead Doors
Overhead Door is one of the most recognized and respected brands in the garage door industry.

Duratherm Corporation crafts custom monumental wood window and door systems for contemporary architecture.

SAG (Schulte-Schlagbaum AG)
SAFE-O-TRONIC® access sets new standards worldwide for securing and organizing cabinets...

Thermo-Rite Mfg. Co.
The Heritage "2 day". For more than two decades the Heritage has been our flagship premium level...

Wayne Dalton
Since its inception in 1954, Wayne Dalton has become known as a company with innovative ideas which...

Innovators - A Look Back


Diane Lewis
1951 - 2017
“She was a beloved and influential voice in the community.”


She was the first woman appointed to the Cooper Union school's full-time architecture faculty and tenured in 1993. Since then, she was a “beloved and influential voice... more Cooper


Joe Wai
1940- 2017
"Wai avoided becoming cynical or frustrated by the slow pace of change."


Wai was born in Hong Kong in December of 1940. He came to Canada in 1952 and would later train as an architect at UBC. In 1968, Wai became active in the community of Strathcona, joining a group called... more

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