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Emporis Skyscraper of the Year

The 462-meter-high Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg, Russia has been awarded the Emporis Skyscraper Award. Designed by GORPROJECT and RMJM, it is the fourteenth tallest building in the world.

As the northernmost supertall skyscraper, the building regulates extreme temperatures through a double skin façade. The winner was chosen by an international jury from over 700 skyscrapers completed in... more


10 Hotly-Anticipated Buildings In 2021

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam by MVRDV

While leaving behind all celebrations after 2020, we have compiled 10 hotly-anticipated buildings we look forward to seeing completed in 2021. Although some buildings are completed, they are still not fully operational for the public due to Covid-19 precautions, like for MVRDV's mirrored bowl-shaped art Depot in Rotterdam and Renzo Piano Workshop's Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles.  more

Quzhou Sports Campus, Quzhou, China by MAD Architects


Mid Century Quiet Master

Born in Redlands CA, Harris grew up in the Imperial Valley area and later attended San Bernardino High School. Born in Redlands CA, Harris grew up in the Imperial Valley area and later attended San Bernardino High School. In 1923, he moved to Los Angeles to

attend the Otis Art Institute and in 1925, he began to study drawing and painting with Stanton Macdonald-Wright at the Art Students League. He enrolled at the Frank Wiggins Trade School and found work in the studio of Richard Neutra. more


New Product Showcase

Bartile Roofs
Bartile Roofs, the difference between ordinary and extraordinary tile roofing.
Bobrick Washroom Equipment
Bobrick is a 100+ year-old global washroom accessory and toilet partition company.

The original quartz surface manufacturer.
Cartveyor - PFlow
Cartveyor™ - A safe and efficient way to transport shopping carts from one floor level to another.
Collier Metals
Our dedication to serving DIY and professional customers around the world never bends or breaks.

Deepstream Designs
Sustainably designed Garden Planters,Garden Gates, Garden Bench, Trash Bins and Recyclers…
EuroStar Fenestration
Your source for European Tilt Turn Windows and Doors.

Everite Doors
Master craftsmen at Everite create the finest doors in the industry.
Evolv Surfaces
Direct source distributor for engineered quartz, sintered stone, and natural stone.

Fox Blocks
Premier fabricator of custom ornamental sheet metal and historic sheet metal.

John Lewis Glass                        
Producing the finest art and architectural cast glass since 1969.

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

Maglin Site Furniture is a leading designer and manufac- turer of public site furniture.

Mortor Net
MortarNet with Insect Barrier from Mortar Net Solutions is proven to be the industry’s best mortar.

Pittcon Idustries
Pittcon Industries can be your single source supplier for all your architectural metal needs.

Your Vision. Our Containers. We have over 10 years of experience in designing, fabricating…

Quality Metalcrafts, Americlad
A nationally recognized architectural metal products manufacturer to the construction industry.
Renaissance Fireplace
Clean doesn’t mean compromise. We manufacture high end prefab fireplaces and chimneys.

Solar Graphics
Specialty window films for architectural design and window tinting.

T2 Site Amenities
We offer the widest range of styles and construction materials to suit any design requirement.

Western Colloid
A leader in Fluid Applied Roofing, Reflective Coating Systems and Premium Asphalt Sealcoats.

Innovators - A Look Back


Helmut Jahn  
1939 - 2021
“I don’t think there’s anything wrong in using a building to connote achievement and a certain commercial power”


Chicago’s ‘star-chitect’ to the world, was the visionary behind United’s O’Hare terminal and Thompson... more


Richard H. Driehaus
1942- 2021
"You can’t make an impact in New York. But in Chicago you can, because it’s big enough and it’s small enough and people actually get along enough”

A Chicago investor and philanthropist, he was an apostle of historic preser- vation and established an annual prize to celebrate trasditional design. Mr. Driehaus (pronounced DREE-house) restored landmarks in the Chicago area and gave the city a palatial museum that celebrates the Gilded Age. more


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