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“An Unrivaled Architect for the People”,

Carol Ross Barney Receives the 2023 AIA Gold Medal

The award recognizes and applauds Carol Ross Barney’s focus on design excellence, social responsibility, and generosity. Through her

transformative projects, she has endeavored to make the world a better place and, according to the jury, made “an indelible mark on the profession.”... more


Indoor Parks

In November of 2013, the Strelka Institute announced the winner of a two-stage international competition to

design Zaryadye Park, Moscow's first new public park in over 50 years. The winner was Diller Scofidio + Renfro (in collaboration with Hargreaves Associates and Citymakers), who proposed this particularly stunning design based on a theory of "Wild Urbanism," or the concept of a "hybrid landscape where the... more


Flying house symbolizes trend as new granny flats double in L.A., Orange counties

With a state law easing restrictions on accessory dwelling units, granny flats are proliferating in L.A. and other cities — and pre-fab options may make these tiny houses even more common. For years, permitting

figures languished for granny flats, garage apartments and other types of accessory dwelling units, or ADUs, thanks to local restrictions that forced homeowners to submit to cumbersome discretionary approvals before local boards. Back in 2016, California passed a state law that required cities to ease these... more

New Product Showcase

Acme Brick
Acme Brick colors stand up to weather and nature without fading.
Cast-In-Place Architectural Concrete Bases - The progressive choice of building industry professionals

Bartile Roofs, the difference between ordinary and extraordinary tile roofing
Cartveyor™ - A safe and efficient way to transport shopping carts from one floor level to another.
Entre Prises USA
EP brings climbing and its core values to everyone by designing, building successful climbing walls.
Fairview Architectural
We specialize in the design, manufacture and distribution of the highest quality metal façade system solutions.

Lorin Industries
Lorin Industries, your world leader in coil anodizing, providing our customers with a range of creative possibilities.

National Access Design
Manufacturer and distributor of various doors for the retail, cold storage and industrial...
Newpoint Concrete Roof Tile
Concrete roof tile is beautiful and enduring and one the easiest ways to...

ProVia manufactures some of the market’s finest manufactured stone products

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

Sunair Awnings & Solar Screens                        
Sunair® was established in 1978 as a national manufacturer and distribution of Sun protection...

Surfacing Solution
QUALITY products at Low Prices. 25+ years of experience & customer satisfaction!

Unified Steel
Unified Steel offers five distinct profiles that can enhance the curb appeal and…

US Tile
Clay roof tile is a symbol of premium roofing, with the highest standard ...

Innovators - A Look Back


Harry Bates  
“I doubt any of the houses we did on Fire Island were more than 1,200 square feet,”



Harry Bates, an architect who designed scores of modernist houses on Fire Island in the 1960s and ’70s and in the Hamptons in the 1980s and ’90s, and then, with a design partner 45 years his junior, had a surge of output.... more


Blanche Lemco van Ginkel
"she frequently used film and exhibitions to communicate research results and design ideas." 



Lemco, centre, with Le Corbusier, right, at the Unité d’habitation in Marseilles, France.

Architect, planner, educator, and author, Blanche Lemco van Ginkel has been a leading figure in modern architecture for more than sixty years. In 1957, Lemco van Ginkel and her husband, H.P. Daniel (Sandy) van Ginkel (1920–2009),...more


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