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World Monuments

The Alhambra

The Alhambra is the most important surviving remnant of the period of Islamic rule in the Iberian Peninsula (711–1492). It was inscribed on the World Heritage

its universal beauty and exceptional expression of Moorish and Andalusian culture as well as for its ability to convey the history of the changes to the region over time through its architecture and...Alhambra | World Monuments Fund (


Ontario Place


When it opened in 1971, Ontario Place gave Toronto’s citizens the opportunity to experience the city’s waterfront like they never had before. Creating a new urban amenity was envisioned as a celebration of Ontario’s cultural and economic achievement, in the spirit of civic competition, after Expo 67 captured the world’s attention on behalf of Toronto’s rival city of Montréal. The design was entrusted to architect Eberhard Zeidler and landscape architect Michael

Hough, who envisioned an expansive park on artificial islands rising out of Lake Ontario. Sheltered by a breakwater, in their midst they would contain the main attraction: a complex of five pods. Ontario Place | World Monuments Fund (


Imperial Gardens

The Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) consist of seventeen component parts that are situated in Kyoto and Uji Cities in Kyoto Prefecture and Otsu City in Shiga Prefecture.

Kyoto Japan

Built in A.D. 794 on the model of the ancient Chinese capital, Kyoto has acted as the cultural centre while serving as the imperial capital until the middle of the 19th century. Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

New Product Showcase

Azek Exteriors
AZEK manufactures PVC products including Trim, Mouldings, Deck, Porch, Decking, Railing, and Pavers.
Collier Metal Specialties
COL-MET is the largest manufacturer of steel landscape …

Davis Colors
Davis Colors is the leading U.S. producer of mix-in color additives for portland cement-based concrete paving,
Creates core and tailored solutions for commercial, architectural, education, and residential markets
Eco Arbor Design
Innovator and lead supplier of pedestal paver systems for raised roof deck, balcony, and patio flooring.
Florence Corporation
Manufacturer of superior quality mailboxes and accessories for centralized distribution and ...

Fox Blocks by Airlite Plastics
Fox Blocks Insulating Concrete, decades of experience and innovation in the ICF industry.

Heather & Little
Premier fabricator of custom ornamental sheet metal and historic sheet metal
Jakob Rope Systems
Jakob Rope Systems produces Swiss quality ropes and cables

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

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

Polyfab USA                        
Polyfab USA - World’s best quality shadecloth

Robert H. Peterson
Provides superior, state-of-the-art fireplaces, barbecues and outdoor fire products for homes around the world.

Siloam Stone
The outstanding durability of Siloam Stone makes it suitable for even the most extreme conditions.

Pre-formed cove base moldings for use with floor coating systems

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

T2 Site Amenities
T2 Site Amenities supplies upscale trash & recycling containers, benches, planters, bike racks

Thomas Steele
Thomas Steele offers creative, innovative, site furnishing solutions.

TimberTech – AZEK Deck
We create the highest-performing, most natural-looking, sustainable decking and railing products available.

Ultralox Interlocking Technology
Aluminum railing and fencing systems for commercial and residential installations.

Uni-Group USA
Our manufacturers offer unsurpassed technical and design expertise, proven product performance

Innovators - A Look Back


Balkrishna Doshi  
"True Architecture is Life"

"A master wielder of form and light, Doshi has left an indelible legacy," wrote Architectural Digest India on Instagram. "A loving husband, father,


Doshi's office operates from the Sangath studio that he designed

grandfather, great grandfather, and atrue inspiration to the people of this country. His contribution to architecture, art, life, culture and philosophy will be remembered forever." more dezeen



Renée Gailhoustet
1929- 2023
"Her work has a strong social commitment that brings together generosity, beauty, ecology and inclusivity."



In 2022 she was named as the fourth winner of the Royal Academy's Architecture Prize for her lifelong commitment to improving French social housing. more


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