Landscape Products

Lighting Precision

The unique pivot design of the Zur Outdoor collection of sconces, bollards and path lights allows for precise aiming of lighting for wayfinding, and architectural and landscape accent illumination. Multiple color temperatures, heights and beam spreads are available. Judge’s Comment: “Interesting concept with a wide range of potential uses.”

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Sleek Column

Offering a slender simplicity and a striking accent to contemporary architecture and open spaces, PORTAL features an anodized aluminum bezel surrounding the aperture creates a jewel-like highlight, while a concealed mounting structure with a flangeless base delivers a graceful transition to grade.

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In like Flindt

The Flindt bollard’s slim form belies its ability to cast a broad spread of asymmetric illumination downward, thanks to the placement of its two LED light sources. The bollard was initially created by French designer Christian Flindt as a custom installation for a Danish art museum. Its popularity spurred its commercial development. Vandal-resistant features include cast- and extruded-aluminum construction. 

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Take Five

The Vaya Family offers a modern take on taking a break. A fresh interpretation of outdoor lounge furniture, Vaya chairs, benches and tables combine durability and aesthetics. Simply detailed frames are corrosion-resistant powder-coated aluminum. Tabletop, chair and bench seats and backs, are designed in 100% FSC Cumaru hardwood. Glass tabletops are also available in several variations. Each Vaya product has a substantial weight and feel for solid but versatile placement. Designed for years of use, Vaya goes indoors or out and is a perfect choice for outdoor living rooms, resorts and hotels, roof top decks, campus courtyards, and other gathering areas.

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Connect and Ride

Landscape Forms’ Connect 2.0 shelter is the result of a partnership between BMW Group Designworks and Landscape Forms design for Metro 40, a collection of streetscape and transit elements. The minimalist aluminum structure complements surrounding architecture with on- or off-the-grid layered LED lighting that offers a welcoming and visually comfortable experience. The ADA-compliant shelter is available in two sizes, and with multiple tempered glass and open panel configurations. Tempered glass, honeycomb aluminum panels, and aluminum louvered roof options create unique design statements that also address site requirements and climate conditions.

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Outdoor Office Outfitter

Outdoor furniture brand, Extremis, a renowned Belgian furniture design group with a collection of products that focus on gathering and celebrating life outdoors is now available to the North American Market through Steelcase. Outdoor furniture groupings set the stage for stimulating, office environments that promote performance with plenty of fresh air, daylight and biophilia.

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Get an [Outdoor] Life

Mounting scientific evidence suggests that unplugging from our electronic screens and plugging-in to nature may prove key to maintaining creativity, productivity and vitality—even sanity. In fact, an anecdotal study published in the Journal of Environment and Behavior, researchers found that immersion in natural settings correlated with enhanced cognitive performance—but only when subjects were free of screens and smart devices. Perhaps, it’s a matter of concentration/distraction, but it’s safe to say giving humans the benefit of nature is a good thing, even if it is just allowing easy access to the outdoors. Micro-events in biophilia, just a five-minute stroll, or a

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Lightweight Substrate Substitute Saves Time and Money

Hemmed in by a combination of barriers including the city’s set-back zoning requirements along the Chicago River, and a bustling, seven-line Amtrak right of way spanning more than 140-ft., the developable parcel offered only a small sliver of land just 55-ft. wide upon which to build. “Meeting the challenge of building a cost-effective high-rise on this site came down to delivering the required floorplate area with a 45-ft. lease span supported by four-story trusses on either side of the 39-ft.-wide core,” says Erik Harris, Associate Principal with Goettsch Partners.

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YETI's HQ Stays True to Progressive Mission

Located in Austin, Texas, YETI stays true to the company’s mission, using a variety of sustainable building materials in its construction. Fast-growing outdoor brand YETI Coolers recently opened the doors of its brand-new global headquarters in Austin, a showcase of sustainable building materials and finishes. The 175,000-sq.-ft. complex comprises two 87,500-sq.-ft. buildings, designed by Gensler and landscape architects TBG Partners, includes amenities in line with the company’s outdoor lifestyle brand such as cornhole sets, hammocks and barbecue pits. Inspired by YETI’s mission, the design team crafted a workplace as earthy and authentic as the brand itself. The campus fe

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Green Genie

Ever wish for an efficient irrigation system? The IrriGreen Genius Irrigation System uses patented software to deliver information to its programmable Genius Sprinkler Heads. They digitally control water pressure, direction and distance of the water sprays, and the rotational speed of the heads. Utilizing mapping points set by installers with the IrriGreen Mobile App, the system modifies the sprays up to 437 times per rotation so the watering patterns conform to the exact shape of the area—which means there is no wasted water from spraying past the lawn onto sidewalks. 

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