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Wanted: Clever Waste Management


BIG architects: amagerforbraending waste treatment plant and ski run all images courtesy BIG architects Waste-to-energy plant with multiple purposes Copenhagen’s state of the art plant sets new standards for environmental performance, energy production and waste treatment. Innovative technology and architecture

integrate to form a future in which waste-to-energy plants are welcomed in any backyard. In year 2017, Copenhageners and visitors will... more Volund


Wetland Waste Treatment

Treatment of Organic Wastes. Operating on renewable energy and providing a low cost, sanitary alternative to traditional means of agricultural and biological waste disposal, artificially constructed wetlands are being investigated as a potential waste management tool for agricultural and bioenergy operations. Integrating wastes utilization with solar and biological technologies will create a novel self-sustainable clean energy generations system for small-medium scale... more


Mechanical-biological treatment

Mechanical-biological waste treatment facilities are a mainstay of sustainable and environmentally safe waste management in Germany.  

Waste sorting facilities are indispensable for waste management

Mechanical-biological waste treatment – which is by no means a standalone waste disposal process – involves making sorted individual waste available for... more

Carly Whitington walks through her company's Derrimut warehouse, which is filled with recyclable waste put there by insolvent company SKM.CREDIT:JASON SOUTH

New Product Showcase

Architectural Surfaces (ASI Architectural)
Offers a wide range of solid wood and real wood veneer ceiling and wall systems.

Boral Roofing
Boral Roofing is the nation’s single-source for superior Clay and Concrete Tile roofing solutions.

Boral Steel
Serves up natural eye-catching colors and looks, with the time-tested durability only 26-gauge Galvalume®...

The original quartz surface manufacturer.
Casa Vita Bella
Hand-made Encaustic Tiles in Hex and Square formats.  

Cycle Safe
Providing bicycle parking solutions with the best in quality, innovation, and reliability.
DECRA stone coated Metal panels offer a sustainable alternative to traditional roofing products.

high end provider of architectural sheet metal finishes, primarily for institutional use.
Leading manufacturer of window shades, projection screens, lifts and mounts for projectors and...
Fold Up Windows
A unique window that creates new opportunities to open your living space to...

GreenLite Glass Ststems Inc is a leading consultant to the North American architectural glass industry. 

Hager offers over 6,000 products within 12 product lines of quality door hardware under one brand name.

Hauser Industries
North America’s manufacturer of high quality commercial outdoor furniture, shade structures and...

Inspire by Boral
With Inspire® Roofing by Boral you will achieve new heights in authenticity, beauty, and quality.

Kawneer offers architectural aluminum building product systems for the commercial construction industry.

Pre-fabricated glass and cable railing systems, brass and stainless steel fittings and tubing.
Lenova is a leading manufacturer of sinks and faucets.
McNear Brick
Known for our beautiful Thin Brick lines, especially our Sandmold Series of colors, which accurately capture...

Leads the way in delivering long-standing quality, custom solutions and unsurpassed support in moveable walls.

Moz Designs
Sophisticated materials and patterns, including gradients, metallics and neutrals are the results...
By combining engineering excellence & architectural ingenuity, we forge advanced operable glass walls.

New York Quarries
Third Generation of Quarrymen, Fabricators and Stone Masons.

Planters Unlimited
Planters Unlimited specializes in commercial landscape products for architects, landscape...

Quality Metalcrafts
Nationally recognized architectural metal products manufacturer to the construction industry.

TK Products
Your single-source of superior construction coatings and technical support.
Underlayment Specialties Plus
Underlayment Specialties Plus introduced RoofTopGuard...

Unilock is the original manufacturer of pre-cast...

Versatex Trimboard
TRIM SMARTER! Our products are all manufactured with the highest level of quality.

VoksLyte™ produces the highest quality most thoughtfully designed nontraditional LED luminiares.

Zachary A Design
Zachary A. Unexpectedly Light Concrete Furniture

Innovators - A Look Back


Srinivasa “Hal” Iyengar  
1934 - 2019
“He was an engineering Legend”


Srinivasa “Hal” Iyengar, an eminent structural engineer known for innovative solutions for difficult projects, such as the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum in Spain. Iyengar spent 32 years, beginning in 1960 until his retirement in 1992, in the... more Structurae


Phillip Shepherd
1942- 2019
"He was one of modern-day downtown's earliest residents, a cheerleader for urban living long before the city center's resurrection"



When you look at the current landscape of Uptown Dallas, you’d be hard pressed to find a place Shepherd didn’t influence as an architect. His portfolio is long and varied, and includes such Dallas mainstays as The Crescent Hotel and the Mansion on Turtle Creek.Shepherd’s work.. more obits

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