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This concept memorial was created by 1 WEEK 1 PROJECT as a monument to the migrant workers who have died building Qatar’s stadiums for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Over a thousand people have died so

far (with quadruple that amount currently forecasted by the time the tournament starts), and to try and put this startling statistic into perspective, 1W1P have envisioned this monument to remember the... more



NOGUCHI- Memorial Making

Noguchi working on the plaster original of “Mu,” 1950

Throughout his life, Isamu Noguchi thought deeply about memory and memorials. In fact, he devised fifteen memorial designs, five of which were completed prior to his death on December 30, 1988.Considering himself a citizen of “Spaceship Earth,” Noguchi’s universal worldview was exemplified in his memorial... more

The Hiroshima memorial - Noguchi + Tange that was never made.


Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Whenever 18-year-old Maya Lin walked through Yale University’s Memorial Rotunda, she couldn’t resist passing her fingers over the marble walls engraved with the names of those alumni who died in service of

Maya Lin the 21 year old student winner of desgn competition

their country.Throughout her freshman and sophomore years, she watched as stonecutters added to the honor roll by etching the names of those killed in the Vietnam War. “I think it left a lasting impression on me,” Lin wrote, “the sense of the power of a name.”  more

Maya Lin at work in Manhattan

New Product Showcase

AS Hanging Display Systems
Active in the interior specialty hardware fittings market since 1964.
Austin Mohawk
Austin Mohawk has spent more than 80 years building superior quality prefabricated structures.

Cartveyor™ - A safe and efficient way to transport shopping carts from one floor level to another.
Ceramitex by Elemex
Ceramitex is a custom manufacturer and installer of Ceramitex™ Sintered Ceramic Panels
Collier Metals
COL-MET is the largest manufacturer of steel landscape.
Cresset Chemical
Cresset is the most recommended release agent manufacturer in the country!

Hunter Douglas Hospitality
Hunter Douglas Hospitality offers a complete line of innovative window coverings and custom-fabricated...

John Lewis Glass
John Lewis Glass has been producing the finest art and architectural cast glass since 1969.
A well-proven, high-performance, translucent fenestration system with energy-efficient performance…

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

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

T2 Site Amenities                        
Upscale trash & recycling containers, benches, planters, bike racks, meeting room products, water feature...

The Chandler Company
Fiberglass planters, urns, bowls, trash/ash receptacles and water-proof planter liners for the commercial...

Tiger Foam
A proven leader in the insulation industry, providing spray foam insulation, supplies and accessories to...

Winandy Greenhouse
Designing, Manufacturing, and Installing Greenhouses since 1919.

Innovators - A Look Back


James Stewart Polshek  
1930 - 2022
"The true importance of architecture lies in its ability to solve human problems, not stylistic ones"



Former dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and celebrated architect who founded the New York City–headquartered global firm contemporarily known as Ennead Architects... more



Clyde Baker
1930- 2022
“Clyde, as a person, tops all of his professional achievements,” says GEI’s CEO Ron Palmieri




Petronas Towers

If structural engineers of supertall buildings have slept soundly over the last half century, it is likely in part thanks to Clyde N. Baker... more


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