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THE NEW COURTHOUSE


The New United States Courthouse
- Los Angeles

Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
The design of the New United States Courthouse is rooted in classic principles of American civic architecture as seen through the lens of 21st Century Los Angeles. The building’s architectural expression is


an inextricable union of site topography, functionality, environmental performance, form and democratic principles that honor the public realm.  more AIA

 


Federal Courthouse Oaxaca, Mexico

Architect: TEN Arquitectos


“This is clearly a building as object,” says its architect, Enrique Norten, of Mexico City– and New York–based TEN Arquitectos, which won an invited competition for the project. “It is so isolated from everything; there’s no sense of urbanity.” While many of the 750 workers within the new building lament the move from dispersed locations within the center of Oaxaca, the new centralized facility allows cases—which deal primarily in constitutional and civil law—to move along more efficiently by allowing faster communication... more

 


Paris Courthouse Renzo Piano
Building Workshop

Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop

The scale of the building is reduced by breaking it down into four superimposed volumes of decreasing size, the first of which, long and low, fits in readily with the proportions of Haussmann’s Paris.  


The three subsequent levels each contain some ten storeys. This tiered system gives rise to large roof terraces – around a hectare in total – which... more

New Product Showcase


 
 
Abrams Architectural Products
Distributor, fabricator, and installer of architectural metals.

Acme Brick
Acme Brick colors stand up to weather and nature without fading.

Air Concepts
Manufactures high quality, unique air distribution products, diffusers, louvers, nozzles and registers...

Azek
AZEK manufactures PVC products including Trim, Mouldings, Deck, Porch, Decking, Railing, and Pavers
Bartile
Bartile Roofs, the difference between ordinary and extraordinary tile roofing  

Bole
Bolefloor is the world's first manufactured flooring that follows a tree's natural growth on Bole…
Collier Metals
COL-MET is the largest manufacturer of steel landscape

Covertech - Rfoil
Manufacturing and distributing of reflective insulation and protective packaging.
Dabmar
Manufacture of outdoor lighting products, ranging from residential to commercial products.
Decorative Films
supply the broadest range of decorative films available today at the most competitive prices under our...

Deepstream Designs                        
Sustainably designed Garden Planters,Garden Gates, Garden Bench, Trash Bins and Recyclers..

Empex Water Toys
Ceative water play with whimsical "Aquatecture®"

EuroStar Fenestration
Your source for European Tilt Turn Windows and Doors. of Custom Shapes...

Everite Doors
Enormous pride in the quality of work insures each door is meticulously...

Fabritec
FabriTec is a leading a design/build contractor specializing in tensile membrane...

Fox Blocks
Fox Blocks Insulating Concrete.
Greenfields Outdoor Fitness
Greenfields Outdoor Fitness provides unique outdoor fitness settings that offer activities for users at all...
Infinity Canopy
Infinity Canopy is the most dynamic and versatile retractable canopy...

   
Lucid Glass Studio
Creates decorative and architectural glass products combining the tradition of age old glass techniques

 
Madrax
Madrax products offer you creative, innovative bike parking solutions to meet your clients’ needs.
 
McCoy Millwork
We specialize in historic and unique trim profiles for vintage home remodels and ageless new...

   
Metal Design Systems
Metal Design Systems is one of the leading Aluminum Composite and Metal Composite panel fabricators... 

 
Pure Modern
Offering A Huge Collection Of Modern Planters, Fire Features & Containers.

 
QC Facades
A leader of quality products, customer service and innovative solutions.

   
Scranton Products
Scranton Products offers bathroom partitions, restroom products and options...

 
ShimmerScreen
ShimmerScreen is the worlds #1 ball chain curtain.

 
Thomas Steele
Offers you creative, innovative, site furnishing solutions to meet your clients’ needs.

   
Tile Tech Pavers
Leading manufacturer of Concrete Pavers, Roof Pavers, Porcelain Pavers, IPE Wood Deck Tiles & Adjustable...

 
Timbertech
From traditional wood-plastic composite planks to PVC decking material; from railing and lighting to under..

 
Tropical Roofing
National manufacturer of roofing materials that repair, restore, and maintain roofing systems.

   
Vestre
Vestre is a leading manufacturer of sustainable furniture for the outdoors.

 
Vitro Architectural Glass
Vitro Architectural Glass is North America's largest glass producer.

 
Western Colloid
Western Colloid is a leader in Fluid Applied Roofing, Reflective Coating Systems and Premium Asphalt...

Innovators - A Look Back

 

Charles Jencks 
1939 - 2019
“This cosmic setting provides the narrative for my content-driven work, the writing and design”

 

Charles Jencks’s prolific oeuvre as an architectural historian of the modern and post-modern eras—the Linnaeus of architecture history, as I liked to call him, given his love of classifications and sub-classifications and categories of all kinds—was sufficient to stand as a life’s work in itself. more

 

Laszlo Rajk
1949- 2019
"Rajk was a pioneer in making Hungary the second-strongest country, after Poland, in the production and dissemination of opposition ideas"

 

 

As an avant-garde architect in the 1970s, Laszlo Rajk became involved in Hungary’s dissident movement. His most famous work, Lehel Czarnok (2002) in Budapest, is a fantastic deconstructivist market hall, like a fantasy ship floating in the traditional cityscape. It is bursting with elements of colourful hi-tech and whimsical post-modernism.   more design/curial

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