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Education Facility Design Awards

The Charles Library at Temple University - Stantec and Snøhetta


The Education Facility Design Awards provides an opportunity to engage in critical evaluation and experimentation, not as an end in itself, but in the context of our clients and their needs.

Linde Center for Music and Learning. William Rawn Associates

Recognized projects represent state-of-the-art learning environments, including early childhood, K-12, alternative, community and technical college... more


High Schools

Agua Fria Union High School District #216. DLR Group

Developed in concert with parents, students, and local business and government representatives, the story of its design and construction is one of collaboration. Nearly 500 stakeholders took part in community meetings to shape the bold ideas that form the foundation of its design. The project began in 2015, when a collective of teachers, administrators, members of the community, and the architects gathered to better understand the future of teaching and learning. The process was informed by a number of visits to leading American educational institutions, both public and private, which underscored the need for flexible teaching environments reinforced by digital platforms... more


Primaries and Elementaries

The citizens served by Washington state’s Port Townsend School District share a belief in the power of place and its ability to support learning and stewardship. This new elementary school is designed to support those beliefs and reinforce the... more

Salish Coast Elementary, Integrus Architecture

In 2003, Rwanda, in an effort to improve enrollment, eliminated primary school fees. Enrollment skyrocketed, but the country did not have the appropriate classroom infrastructure to meet... more

The Mubuga Primary School. MASS Design Group

New Product Showcase

Manufacturers and Suppliers of Architectural and High Security Bollards.

AirConcepts Inc. manufactures distinctive air distribution.

American Specialty Glass
American Specialty Glass started in 2001 recycling bottles and windows for the terrazzo industry.
Dramatic, well-priced and well made pots in a vast array of glazed and unglazed finishes.
Bigfoot Systems® Footing Forms are the original, code evaluated engineered footing forms

Covers in Play
Covers in Play designs and manufactures Automatic Pool Covers and Retractable Pool Enclosures
Dynamic Closures
The most innovative manufacturer of side folding security grilles and doors for retails, airports, schools…

Fyre-Tec's line of steel window products have been developed and enhanced for over 50 years...
Endless design possibilities. Timeless beauty that outlasts all others.

greenscreen® is a three dimensional, welded wire green facade wall system.  

Inline Design                        
Design and fabrication firm specializing in stainless steel railing and handrail.

Key Resin                        
Product quality to meet the demands of your specific polymer flooring and coating needs.

Madrax products offer you creative, innovative bike parking solutions to meet your clients’ needs.

Metal Design Systems
Leading Aluminum Composite and Metal Composite panel fabricators in North America. 

New York Quarries
We make many standard products; as well as do custom fabrication.

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

RH Petterson
For more than 60 years, R.H. Peterson has been providing superior, state-of-the-art fireplaces...
Siloam Stone
The outstanding durability of Siloam Stone makes it suitable for even the most extreme conditions.

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

Warwick Products/MPC
We manufacture quality retail fixtures and commercial interiors.

Wayne Dalton
Wayne Dalton is the only source for the latest garage door and garage door opener features.

Innovators - A Look Back


Hugh Newell Jacobsen  
1929 - 2021
“To do a house that people can reasonably build, that’s how every architect wants to be remembered”


An award-winning Washington architect whose deceptively simple designs for homes and prominent public buildings honored the values of traditional styles while cleverly infusing modernist sensibilities. Throughout a career that included high-profile commissions around the world, Mr. Jacobsen was best known for residential... more


Leslie E. Robertson
1928- 2021
World Trade Towers: "Should I have made the project more stalwart? and in retrospect, the only answer you can come up with is, Yes, you should have”


Designed the structural systems of several notable skyscrapers, including the Shanghai World Financial Center, a 101-story tower with a vast trapezoidal opening at its peak, and I.M. Pei’s Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong, a cascade of interlocking pyramids. His projects included bridges, theaters and museums, and he helped install sculptures by Richard... more

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