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Reinventing the Retail Experience

BIG converts 1930s bank to major new store for Galeries Lafayette in Paris

Bjarke Ingels' firm has created a "retail laboratory" for French department store Galeries Lafayette inside an art-deco bank on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

The space is designed to function as more than just a store – Galeries Lafayette sees it as hybrid retail model, which will be used for hosting fashion....more



The Tulsa Boxyard is a community of shops operating in and out of repurposed shipping containers located at the corner of 3rd and Frankfort in Downtown Tulsa. Inspired by an iconic London development, the Boxyard is constructed of shipping containers that endured 8-12 years of international travel. Over 30 containers house a wide array of retail, food and beverage and other consumer... more nelsonstowe


Bookstore-themed shopping mall in China

The project offers a lifestyle and an educational experience with multiple business models through its ‘culture and commerce’ design strategy. 

The project is located at an industrial area in the northern, more quiet suburbs of xi’an. when lafonce maxone took over the project, the roughcast... more

New Product Showcase

Manufacturers and Suppliers of Architectural and High Security Bollards

2Fold Doors
2Fold is the world’s thinnest bi-folding door system.

Allegheny Mountain Hardwoods
We're not the largest manufacturer of hardwood flooring, just the best.

Leading manufacturer of metal composite materials ...
Appian Way Systems
An interlocking pedestal support used to level pavers and other natural products appropriate for elevated…  

One of the largest concrete manufacturers in western Iowa.
Cartveyor™ - A safe and efficient way to transport shopping carts from one floor level to another.

Coronado Stone Products
Offers a variety of manufactured stone veneer, thin brick, tile and precast products.
Country Towne Metal Roofing
Metal roofs are extremely durable & versatile.
Advanced Floor and Waterproofing Solutions!

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

Awnings, Canopies, Retractable Awning, Grand Format Printing, Large Format Printing, Digital Printing…

For over a Century, We have led the industry and set the standard for USPS Approved centralized delivery...

GSI - Glazed Structures Int.
Leading producer of skylights, atriums, solariums, and sloped glazing.

id created
High design, high quality site furnishings.

Bring indoor comfort to an outdoor living space.
Inline Design
We provide pre-drilled stainless steel cable, glass & bar railing systems for builders, interior designers…
Innovative Ceilings
We at INNOVATIVE CEILINGS have created a state-of-the-art lightweight gypsum...

International TreeScapes
As manufacturers, we work closely with owners, architects, landscape architects, designers...

Omega Mantels
Omega Mantels of Stone will allow you to work FREELY and easily as our product can be custom...

Petersen precast site furnishings offer maximum durability and

Recycled Plastic Treegrates

PolyVision has consistently produced durable and sustainable CeramicSteel surfaces...

Specialty gas log sets and contemporary gas fires for vented and vent-free fireplaces

RH Peterson
RH Peterson sets the standard in quality for grills and gas logs.
Solar Graphics Designs
Specialty window films for architectural design and window tinting.

St Cloud Window
From acoustical applications and historic replication, to wind, rain and impact resistance…

Sunair® was established in 1978 as a national manufacturer and distribution of Sun protection...

SureCrete Design Products is a manufacturer of decorative concrete and products.

Tiger Foam
Tiger Foam Insulation™ quick curing, recyclable, insulation ...

Innovators - A Look Back


César Pelli  
1926 - 2019
“Everybody Can Share an Opinion, But at The End I’ll Decide”


César Pelli was an Argentine–American architect who designed some of the world's tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks. Some of his most notable contributions included the Petronas Towers in... more Arch daily


Phil Freelon
1953- 2019
"Each of us has our own perspective on history, and mine is formed by my family, in stories of not just difficulties but also triumph and joy"



Architect who led a design team that gave shape to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which... more MIT

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