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Sustainable Environments

One Angel Square

One of Mid decade's greenest buildings: One Angel Square

The 500,000 sf, 14-story One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is being promoted as "the most environmentally-friendly building in the world.

The structure earned a Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) score of 95.16%, the highest... more

 


Top 5 Effects of Green Buildings  

Promoting the green initiatives on business and workplace can increase productivity. According to the reviews and studies in scientific literature indicates there are a lot of effects still it is challenging to gain profit. Let us first know about the green workplace. The green workplace is defined as the sensitive environment, efficient resource and socially responsible. It means from the corporate perspective that easily fits under sustainability concept. more

 


Is LEED Tough Enough for the
Climate-Change Era?

Twenty years ago, the U.S. Green Building Council piloted its LEED certification, which has reshaped architecture and real estate. more

The "living roof" at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco

But how much does it dent buildings’ energy use? In the late 1980s, revolution was afoot in the world of architecture. It started when a soft-spoken Kansas City architect named Bob Berkebile tried to... more

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at the Phipps
Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh

New Product Showcase


 
 
9Wood
9Wood’s custom wood ceilings offer an expansive palette of options to designers.

ATI Laminates
ATI Decorative Laminates is a leading manufacturer of decorative laminates.
Bartile
With over 20 styles and options & over 700 colors we have the tile to accentuate your architecture

CB Products
We deliver custom engineering solutions and back-up systems for a variety of cladding products.
Chameleon Ways
Chameleon Ways decorative surfacing and paving products provide unique, beautiful and maintenance...

Coco Architectural
Coco Architectural Grilles & Metalcraft has been setting the new standard for custom fabricated…

CSI Wall Panels
Architectural wall panels, decorative metal screens, textured 3D wall tiles and modular wall panel systems.

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

Decra Roofing
DECRA Roofing Systems has over sixty years of experience manufacturing and marketing...

Delray Lighting
Delray offers state-of-the-art LED drivers with 0–10V dimming (to less than 1%), may be...

Excel Dryer                        
Excel Dryer manufactures the finest American made commercial hand dryers including the....

Hadrian
A worldwide supplier of quality toilet partition and locker products.

Kalwall   
Kalwall® is a well-proven, high-performance, translucent fenestration system with energy-efficient...
Kenyon
Kenyon manufactures American made specialty cooking appliances that offer innovative solutions...
King Arch. Metals
We provide decorative & commodity metals, forged steel balusters, scrolls and rings, cast iron design...

Marantec America   
Manufacturer of residential and commercial door operators and accessories.

Miami Awning
A nationally recognized innovator in awning design, engineering and application.
Montigo
Premier manufacturer of standard and custom engineered gas fireplaces for commercial and...
   
New York Quarries
We quarry, fabricate and install two uniquely distinctive types of stone in upstate New York.

NGY Stones & Cabinets
We carry more than 150 colors of nature & artificial stone prefabs and cabinet.
Royal Botania
Creating the most refined, diverse choice of outdoor collections in the world.

Stone Barn Floors
WPC & LVT that Looks and Feels like Real Wood.
Trimlite
Trimlite has evolved into a premier manufacturer and distributor of stile and rail doors...

Vitrosca
Vitrocsa - The Invisible Sliding Wall System. The inventor of the world’s slimmest profile...

Innovators - A Look Back

 

Will Alsop 
1947 - 2018
“In the UK, the idea of risk has become a much bigger factor. You come to the conclusion that it's only about money.”

 

 

The architect was known for his colourful, expressive and playful designs and his warm, generous spirit. Among his best-known buildings is Peckham Library in London, which won UK architecture's biggest... more

 

John Brookes
1933- 2018
"I wanted to show that design is the starting point, particularly in small gardens as they need a lot of thought."

 

 

 

John Brookes is to garden design and landscape what Terence Conran was to household interiors – so major has his influence been on the way we have come to perceive the... more

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