Pre-Engineered System

The pre-designed, pre-engineered system eliminates the need for worksite caulking, puttying, welding, soldering or glass cutting—and can be installed in any weather condition. The skylights can be combined in a number of configurations—rooflight, longlight, northlight and atrium—and each configuration is delivered with a special prefabricated flashing ensuring a perfect fit and 100% water tightness. Judge’s Comment: “Making daylighting options  easier and more practical for installation is a very welcome advance, especially for projects like schools, where cost containment matters.”

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Kampung Admiralty, Singapore
Kampung Admiralty, Singapore
Kampung Admiralty, Singapore

Gracious Universal Design in Mixed-Use Building

The World Architecture Festival announced that Kampung Admiralty, designed by WOHA has been selected as the 2018 Building of the Year. Selected among 535 projects from 57 countries, WOHA’s mixed-use senior housing project integrates a medical center, daycare facilities, a public food hall, a public park and a community garden, establishing a new architectural precedent for a critical issue of our time: engaging, supporting and housing senior citizens in a multi-use, multi-generational setting.Vertical VillageTogether, several government agencies have combined a plot of land and building project to maximize land use and budget. The tight site with a height limit of 45 meters had the tea

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Hands-Free Clean

No one likes to clean out the office sink trap after lunch, but Blanco professional faucets make the task a bit easier. SOLENTA Senso features sensor technology for a hands-free faucet. It features a quick release magnetic hand spray and a flexible steel closed coil spout for easy usage and cleanability. The faucet comes in a stainless or polished chrome finish and sensor or non-sensor models.

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The suites feature a Top-Hung Sliding Glass Door System.
The guard rail system improves transparency and light flow while increasing guest safety.

Glazing Gives Downtown LA Added Glitz

One of the latest additions to the downtown Los Angeles skyline is Metropolis—an expansive mixed-use development aimed at redefining luxury urban living. Developed by Greenland USA and designed by Gensler, Metropolis encompasses 6.3 acres of real estate, and features three residential towers, a hotel, a 60,000-sq.-ft. retail pavilion and high-end restaurants. A wide variety of architectural glazing systems were needed to help improve the function, safety and aesthetics of the new, ultramodern complex. The main entryways on the lower levels feature iconic “all-glass” entrances that utilize CRL-U.S. Aluminum DRS Door Rails and CRL-Blumcraft Panic Handles. DRS Door Rails

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Depth and Dimension

Arisfor Stencils add character, depth and visual dimension to a variety of exterior surfaces. They can be used for horizontal surfaces such as patios, walkways, pool decks, driveways and steps, as well as vertical surfaces, including walls, perimeter walls, signs, building exteriors, and balcony platforms. Stencil templates are used to create visually aesthetic patterns in vertical and horizontal cementitious overlay systems. Currently, Arisfor offers 18 design templates that give design value to an otherwise ordinary surface.

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Democracy Brewing, Boston, Mass.
Democracy Brewing, Boston, Mass.
Democracy Brewing, Boston, Mass.

Old-World Brewpub Mixes Charm with Boston Character

Having a reclaimed wood appearance, the brewery team needed flooring that would stand up to heavy foot traffic. Former economic justice organizer-turned-brewer, James Razsa, and veteran brewer, Jason Taggart, opened up the brewery in 2018. Razsa, Taggart and their team wanted to establish a brewery that blended old-world brewpub charm with classic Boston character. Democracy opened for business on the Fourth of July—fitting for a brewery that describes itself as celebrating “Boston’s rowdy revolutionary history from the 1700s to the present.” “We wanted the luxury vinyl to have a reclaimed wood appearance. The color fit in seamlessly with the other des

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