Ashburn Freestanding Cast Iron Bathtub
Ashburn Freestanding Cast Iron Bathtub

Bateau Bath in Modern Times

With its ball and claw feet, the Ashburn freestanding cast iron bathtub takes its cues from the 18th-century bateau bath. At just 59 in., the piece is conveniently compact while still offering the comforts of a classic double-ended design. Also available in a skirted version called Tweed, the bathtubs come in polished, painted, primed for additional painting and raw metal finishes. 

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Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) North at LAX
Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) North at LAX
Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) North at LAX

Insulation Meets Stringent Code Compliance at LAX’s New Terminal

The new Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) North, a five-level, 750,000-sq.-ft. expansion, will improve operations, enable faster connections and ease passenger access, all while providing state-of-the-art facilities. Corgan is the lead architecture firm, in association with Gensler and gkkworks (now CannonDesign), on the design build project for the concourse. Because the new concourse is designed to complement the ocean wave theme of the airport, the architects envisaged a stunning curvilinear roof. This unique design element additionally demanded specific roof and wall configuration requirements. To bring the vision into reality, the team needed insulation materials that could be custom f

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Shake on It

New Nature Crafted composite cedar-style roof shakes provide the look of real wood, but with significantly improved durability. All three colors—Aged Cedar, Mossy Cedar and Black Oak—were developed to mimic the appearance of shakes that had been long exposed to the elements, and are available for both multi- and single-width roofing tiles.

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Office at Tech Startup Working Smart

Creative use of furniture helps tech startup smartly design a workplace solution to create maximum workspaces. After quickly outgrowing its first office, designed in collaboration with Poppin, Honey, an LA-based shopping app/tech startup, needed to open a second location that felt beautiful and on-brand, creating a seamless experience for employees between offices. While designing the office, Poppin, a workplace furniture manufacturer that brings form, function and a pop of color to the workplace, offered Honey a unique opportunity: they would send multiple task chairs for Honey from which to choose. After working with—and on—the options, they ultimately decided on the High Back

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Table Top Power

The PCS94 Tabletop Power Monument from Mockett is a freestanding power dock with a weighted base and grip pad underneath that goes anywhere power access is needed. The device offers all the elegance of an in-desk power grommet with the convenience of mobility. Great for work desks and home offices, or pop-up and temporary work spaces, it’s also plug and play, and easy to adjust. It’s available in three sizes and configurations in black, white and metallic silver.

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UC Davis West Village Neighborhood
UC Davis West Village Neighborhood
UC Davis West Village Neighborhood

Live/Work Lifestyle

UC Davis West Village, the nation’s largest planned zero net energy community, continues to work toward its goal of producing 100 percent of the energy it uses.A 2015 report released by UC Davis and the West Village Community Partnership LLC said the community is 82 percent of its way toward reaching zero net energy, or ZNE. The analysis covers the time period between September 2013 and August 2014. “The neighborhood is close to where we want it to be, but we still are not at the finish line,” said Sid England, assistant vice chancellor of the UC Davis Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability. “I think we’re on track to get to 100 percent in t

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