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Alumni Medical Library at Boston University, Boston, Mass.

Key Products Used for BU's Medical library Renovation

In renovating the 13,000-sq.-ft. Alumni Medical Library at Boston University, Finegold Alexander Architects designed carrels and booths, and group study rooms within an open, transparent space. In swapping out a concrete encased staircase with a glass wall system, this brings visibility and light across the floorplate. DIRTT demountable partitions were specified for the individual study booths and for the glass fronts at the group study and tutor rooms to provide sound isolation. In addition, 2Tec2 woven vinyl flooring was selected as an easy to clean, durable option for withstanding the moving chairs and heavy foot traffic. The system also has a felt backing for sound absorption.Another int

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Customizable

Its design inspired by global travel, the iD Mixonomi line combines several colors, ranging from calm neutrals, to striking primaries, along with a large array of shapes, to create stunning grids. The customizable LVT flooring system allows many options without the associated price tag. Its phthalate-free, low-VOC composition allows for improved IAQ; up to a third of the product is from recycled materials.

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Reducing Debris

An entrance flooring solution, Walk Forward offers scrubber capabilities to capture soil and reduce slips and falls for high-traffic entry spaces. The 24-in. × 24-in. tiles are available in 4 colorways and designed to seamlessly coordinate with other Patcraft soft and hard surfaces for design flexibility. Available in loop and shear construction, it comes in 4 patterns.

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Surfaces Makes Waves at Spanish Hotel

Bespoke Sintered Stone surfaces were specified for contemporary Costa Bravan Hotel. For award-winning architect Pau Llimona, the Mediterranean Sea has always possessed a romantic mystique. When Llimona was commissioned by Hotel Llevant, located in Llafranc on the Costa Brava, Spain, to redesign and redecorate the whole building’s interiors, he saw the perfect opportunity to incorporate the intrinsic link between the local area and the sea into his design concept.Hotel Llevant is a Costa Bravan institution, founded in 1935 by Maria Gratacós Lluensí, the current owner’s great grandmother. She built up the property from a small guesthouse to a luxurious hotel and restaurants. While

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Walk the Urban Plank

Urban Native is designed for a variety of commercial interiors. Shown here in retail. The collection’s 12 wood-look patterns come in 8-in. × 48-in. planks, ranging from brushed oak to rich, warm walnut and heirloom-worthy hickory. Shown here in 959 Calm.

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Core Values

The Engineered Hardwood collection offers a durable and easy maintenance option for high-traffic areas in the office or educational sector. It is available in three constructions featuring a blend of two cores and two finishes. Engineered High-Density Core and Engineered Ply-Core both have the look of solid hardwood with the added durability and dimensional stability of engineered cores making them both an excellent option for a variety of commercial spaces.

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Fire-Rated Flooring First

Recently achieving two-hour fire-rated protection, SAFTI FIRST’s GPX FireFloor System has passed Underwriters Laboratories UL 263/ULC-S101 test. Twice as large as other fire resistive glass-floor systems, the system supports a maximum individual panel area of 40.9 sq. ft. for fully-supported floor panels and 25.7 sq. ft. for butt-glazed floor panels. The system is a single glass unit comprised of custom SuperLite II-XL, combined with a tempered laminated non-slip walking surface and a fire-resistive rated structural steel framing grid.

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Wooden Beauty from Floor to Ceiling

DuChateau offers a full range of fine hardwood and vinyl plank flooring as well as hardwood wallcoverings sold through the DuChateau and Atelier series brands. The flagship hardwood series features eight collections engineered from European Oak, as well as European and American Walnut trees. The Atelier series is characterized by the extensive preparation of the materials, and manipulation of the wood with distressing, smoking and burning which helps to accomplish textures and rich, aged patinas that cannot be accomplished through traditional stains. 

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A V Encore

AdMix Encore is flooring perfect for high-demand and heavy traffic areas. It features a seamless moisture barrier and solid resin construction that allows for scratches, scuffs and stains to be easily buffed. It can also be continually immersed in water with no degradation, making it ideal for areas that require frequent cleaning and large volumes of water for maintenance. It is available in 36-in. and 12-in. square tiles in 24 colors. 

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Spreading Sunshine

Sunweave from Mohawk is a carbon-neutral, red list-free broadloom carpet collection that merges woven construction with today's desire for artisinal materials, authenticity and warmth in contract spaces. Shadow Pass features a grand linear ombre shadow that transitions along the loom for dramatic installations. It derives its inspiration from the notion of shadows being nature's handcraft as subtle color and value shifts mimic the sun's daily progression. 

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