The Domen Viewpoint allows tourists unparalleled views overlooking the Barents Sea, Norway

Arctic Spectacle

Located in the northeast corner of Norway overlooking the Barents Sea, the Domen Viewpoint allows tourists unparalleled views. Designed by Biotope Architects, the dome consists of three small buildings designed with a steel frame, clad with whitewashed pine panel and Norwegian-made Kebony wood on the inside. The structure has been stylishly designed in white to blend with the winter landscape experienced for half of the year, while the interiors are sustainably clad with Kebony wood.Highly resistant to wear and weathering, Kebony requires no maintenance beyond normal cleaning, and adopts a beautiful silver-gray patina over time. The Kebony process modifies sustainably sourced softwoods by he


All Hands on Deck

The only 4-in-1 wood decking profile, the Kebony Deck Board is the most versatile wood decking profile on the market, featuring a profile that can be fastened in four different ways, making it easy to secure surface decking according to a specification without added milling or lead time. Fasten through the face of the board, plug, use hidden fasteners or the patented Step-Clip for Kebony system, the Kebony Deck Board is ready to go.Judge’s Comment: “The product can be used in new construction and for retrofit and renovations."

Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture, Seattle, Wa.

Focused on Transparency and Accessibility to All

Construction of the 105,000-sq.-ft. Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture completed a few months ago on the University of Washington campus. The Burke is the oldest public museum in Washington State, with a collection of more than 16-million artifacts and specimens, ranging from totem poles and gemstones to dinosaur fossils. The mission of the museum is to care for and share natural and cultural collections so all people can learn, be inspired, generate knowledge, feel joy and heal. Designed by principal Tom Kundig and built by Skanska, the recently built facility features brand new exhibits, research facilities and a new approach to discovery and learning about history and heri


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