Lit Up and Leak-Free

LIGHTWALL 3440 vertical wall panels can extend up to 54-ft. long. The translucent polycarbonate panels provide energy savings via daylighting, outstanding insulation value and the absence of leak-prone horizontal joints. Tongue-and-groove joinery provides a clean appearance without the need for vertical framing.

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Rhode Island Hotel Waterfront Deck on Schedule with Decking Installation Innovation

Behan Bros. completes Newport’s Hammetts Wharf Hotel Property and massive waterfront deck on schedule. Located along the district’s historic America’s Cup Ave., Hammetts Wharf Hotel, a three-story boutique hotel, will serve as the focal point for this ambitious mixed-use expansion. The $29 million endeavor includes 84 guest rooms, a 4000-sq.-ft. restaurant, 3000 sq. ft. of dedicated retail space and 1000 sq. ft. of office space. Behan Bros. coordinated multiple aspects of the Newport Wharf expansion, including construction of a 20,000-sq.-ft. tropical hardwood “Ipe” horseshoe-shaped deck connected to the hotel, which will provide guests and pedestrians with swee

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HBeam 1.25

Unobtrusive

Adding a slim 1.25-in. aperture to its family of direct and indirect architectural luminaires, the fixture enables designers to provide accent and general lighting by combining both linear and clusters of micro-spotlights for direct illumination, in addition to optional linear indirect illumination.Judge’s Comment: “Addressing acoustic treatment and lighting holistically within an integrated product line is a most welcome option for designers.”

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CoolToday Park Sarasota, Fla.
CoolToday Park Sarasota, Fla.
CoolToday Park Sarasota, Fla.

Ceiling Solutions a Home Run at Atlanta Braves Spring Training Complex

The new North Port location in Sarasota County gives the team a 30-year lease on a purpose-built facility that mimics its home at Georgia’s SunTrust Park. Built on 80 acres of previously vacant land, the new complex was designed by Fawley Bryant Architects (FBA) to create a state-of-the-art, comfortable and fun environment for players, fans and year-round events.The $140 million complex, named CoolToday Park, centers around a 6,200-seat stadium and a three-story, 55,000-sq.-ft. clubhouse with an athletic training facility and executive offices.  In addition to Spring Training, the complex is envisioned to become the heart of a planned “town center” commercial and resid

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High IQ For EQ

Part of the EQ family, the EQ Catenary features a mounting design which enables luminaires to be installed in specific locations and spanned over outdoor areas. The product line effectively balances form, function and scale with visual comfort, performance and technology. A polyester powder coat high quality finish is electrostatically applied and for exceptional durability and color retention. A marine-grade finish provides superior salt, humidity and UV protection. This coating withstands up to 3000 hours of continuous salt spray, comes with a 5-year warranty and is available in either a textured or gloss surface.

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Converse Global Headquarters, Lovejoy Wharf, Boston
Converse Global Headquarters, Lovejoy Wharf, Boston
Converse Global Headquarters, Lovejoy Wharf, Boston

The Lovejoy Wharf

For years the privately-owned Lovejoy Wharf was a missing link in the HarborWalk that extends 46 miles around Boston’s waterfront. Revived in 2015, Lovejoy Wharf is now home to a new pedestrian walkway and a reinvented 200,000-sq.-ft., circa 1904 office building—the new global headquarters for iconic footwear company Converse. A unique mix of retail, entertainment and commercial office space, Lovejoy Wharf hosts 600 corporate employees; Converse’s non-profit sound studio, RubberTracks, that helps non-mainstream artists record an album; a yoga studio; fitness center; café/commons and materials library. Embracing multiple old and new exposed hard surfaces, building materials

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