designguide.com Free Building Industry Newsletters

Innovative People, Projects + Products

Previous:  12.18  11.18  10.18  09.18  08.18  07.18  06.18  05.18  04.18  03.18  02.18  01.18  12.17


Building the world's tallest skyscraper

Formerly called the Kingdom Tower, the Jeddah Tower will stretch around 563 feet taller then the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The building's 157th floor will have the world's tallest observation deck.


For perspective, the deck will rise 55 stories higher than the one at Manhattan's Freedom Tower. more

 


Building a museum uderground


The $57 million structure boasts a maze of underground exhibition rooms—none of which have pillars—with skylights providing serious wow factor. Above ground, the skylights appear to be island-like mounds in the urban square, which passersby can climb onto for epic selfies. The skylights also have pipe-like windows that allow people aboveground to peer down into the exhibition space, sparking curiosity about... more


 


World’s first floating dairy farm

The floating farm will produce milk and yogurt near Rotterdam's center, taking advantage of unused space while helping curb the expense and pollution associated with transporting food products from distant farms to local grocery stores.


The cows will be kept on the farm's second level, a garden-like enclosure where the animals will be milked by robots. One level up, greenhouses will grow grass, clover and other crops that will used to... more

 

Floating farm project leader Mink van Wingerden

New Product Showcase


 
 
Anamese Garden
Wholesaler serving garden centers and interior designers with a wide variety of handcrafted pots...

Architectural Surfaces
Architectural Surfaces, Inc. offers a wide range of solid wood and real wood veneer ceiling and wall systems.

ArtFORMS
The originator and exclusive supplier to building projects across North America of world-first-original concept...

Capri Cork
We offer high quality commercial floor coverings created with cork, rubber or a combination of both rubber...
Eden Stone
At Eden-Valders Stone we pride ourselves in producing the best limestone.

Henge
HENGE designs concrete ping pong tables as playable sculpture.

Hy Security / Nice
Nice/HySecurity offer comprehensive residential to crash gate solutions.

Infinity Drain
Hand polishing decorative grates to custom fabrication to your exacting specifications.
Key Resin Company
Offers the industry experience and product quality to meet the demands of your specific polymer flooring...

Maglin Site Furniture
Maglin offers the broadest line of flexible site furniture products.

Modernfold                        
From versatile operable partitions to architecturally-striking glass wall systems.

NanaWall
Our operable walls transcend the notion of mere glass and hardware.

Outdoor Shower Company
The Outdoor Shower Company manufactures stainless steel showers with classic design.
PAC Intl
World leader in Noise Control Solutions and is an environmentally friendly and socially responsible...

Radtec
From fully electric infrared heaters to propane and natural gas.

Renaissance Fireplaces - ICC Industrial Chimney
The only fireplace line to win awards from the American EPA, the design community, and from the...
Roseburg Forest Products
Roseburg offers one of the largest and most diverse selections of green building products in North America.
Spec Mix
SPEC MIX® Masonry Cement & Sand mortar is a dry preblended mortar mix containing masonry cement...

   
Syntégra
The Syntégra door is a fully-integrated door system wherein all working hardware is pre-assembled...
 
The Cable Connection
Designed to provide a safe, low maintenance, and aesthetically pleasing feature to your residential...

 
UltraBaseSystems
Provides a host of innovative products for creating smarter places to work, play and relax by dramatically...

Innovators - A Look Back

 

Maurice Mahoney  
1929 - 2018
“Maurice was an outstanding practitioner who, calmly and without fuss, made a great contribution to the architecture of his city and country. He was enormously respected
by his peers.”

 

Distinguished Fellow in the New Zealand Institute of Architecture for his work spanning more than half a century. He was also half of a partnership renowned for developing a distinctive form of modernist architecture in Christchurch. more

 

Ferdinand C. “Fritz” Provini
1926- 2018
"Later in life was a Senior Olympics multi-gold medal winner in tennis, a silver medalist in golf and at 77, hit a hole-in-one at the Bowie Golf and Country Club."

 

Transportation Engineer designed and oversaw many major postwar transportation projects in the Baltimore-Washington region. Road work projects included the Annapolis–Washington Expressway, Kenilworth Avenue, the Kennedy Expressway, Delaware Turnpike, and the Patapsco... more

Previous:  12.18  11.18  10.18  09.18  08.18  07.18  06.18  05.18  04.18  03.18  02.18  01.18  12.17  11.17 10.17  09.17  08.17  07.17  06.17  05.17  04.17