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Pedestrian Bridges as Urban interventions

Tabiat Pedestrian bridge
Tehran, Iran

Tabiat Bridge was designed in order to improve access for pedestrians between two public parks, which are divided by highways.

Instead of connecting 2 points to each other, the idea was to create multiple paths on each park that would lead people to the bridge. This bridge is a place to linger rather than just to pass, so there are seating areas and green spaces on all parts of the... more


The Lujiazui Pedestrian Bridge
Shanghai, China

Pudong is Shanghai's newest district on the eastern side of the Huangpu River, a Special Economic Zone chock full of gleaming skyscrapers rising out of what was mere farmland only 15 years ago! A new girder bridge, called the Lujiazui Pedestrian Bridge, which connects visitors from financial centers to shopping in a safe and beautiful way. The 5.5-meter-high walkway can fit 15 people walking side by side and has...more



The High Line
New York, NY

The High Line is a 1.6 km New York City linear park built on 2.33 km section of the former elevated New York Central Railroad spur called the West Side Line, which runs along the lower west side of Manhattan.

The High Line is an elevated freight rail line transformed into a public park on Manhattan’s West Side. It is owned by the City of New York, and maintained and operated by Friends of the High Line. Founded in 1999 by community residents... more NYC


New Product Showcase

American Dryer
American Dryer has been a leading manufacturer of high quality hand dryers since 1952.

AS Hanging Systems
Active in the interior specialty hardware fittings market since 1964. Since its formal founding 1985 we have...

Has helped clients turn their houses into a place that could be called home with aluminum windows & doors
Bobrick is a recognized leader in toilet partition systems and commercial restroom accessories

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

BuyRailings, established in 2002, is a premier supplier of architectural railing solutions based in the USA.

Creative Edge
A pioneer and leader in architectural fabrication using ultra-high-pressure waterjet technology.

Davis Colors
Davis Colors is the leading U.S. producer of mix-in color additives for portland cement-based concrete...

The world's most innovative manufacturer of architectural molded gypsum concrete.

Fox Blocks
Fox Blocks Insulating Concrete Form Wall Systems provide an extremely energy efficient building...

FT Synthetics
FT Synthetics 100%-recyclable roofing underlayments are lightweight, durable, and super skid-resistant...

Hufcor's complete line of operable walls (also known as "airwalls"), accordion doors, glasswalls and room...

Innovative Glass
eGlass Walls - Control your privacy with the touch of a button.
Kalwall® is a well-proven, high-performance, translucent fenestration system with energy-efficient...
Kanalco LTD. is one of the leading aluminum fabricators in North America.
Lido Designs, established in 2002, is a premier supplier of closet hardware solutions based in the USA.

Lyons Sandstone
Quarry and wholesale fabrication company specializing in Colorado Red Sandstone.

National Glass Products
At National Glass Products we specialize in providing premium interior glass products.

As the leading supplier of polycarbonate sheet for roofing and glazing applications in North America, we…

Reclaimed Woods for the World
Architectural millwork supplier of reclaimed wood. We are able to take on all sized orders from high-end...

Royal Botania
An acclaimed reputation for creating the most refined, diverse choice of Outdoor Furnishings.

Scranton Products
For more than 25 years our premium brands have led the plastic partitions market setting new benchmarks...

Seves Glassblock is the world's leading manufacturer of glass blocks for architecture and interior design.

Suite Plants
Suite Plants is a family-owned business based in New York. We specialize in modular living wells.

Tiger Foam
Tiger Foam Insulation™ quick curing, recyclable, two-component spray polyurethane foam insulation...

Winandy Green House Company
Winandy Greenhouse Company, Inc. has devoted itself to the design, manufacture, and installation of...

World Dryer
World Dryer products conserve precious natural resources and help you eliminate paper waste from...

Innovators - A Look Back


William Krisel
1925 - 2017
“good, modern design can make one’s life happier.”


William Krisel, a mid-century modern architect whose butterfly roofs now define many Palm Springs neighborhoods. Krisel’s most significant contribution to modern architecture in the 1950s and ‘60s was his ability to translate the simple modern forms many designers were... more LA


Stephen S. Squillace
1925- 2017
"It was Steve’s recommendation to change the tennis ball’s color to fluorescent yellow, the color widely used in the sport today."


A noted lighting designer of his generation, he served as a teacher and a mentor for lighting designers and educators such as Jim Benya, Naomi Miller, David Di Laura, and Jan Gruel. His contributions were highlighted in Architectural Lighting’s 2002 Hall of Fame issue. more

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