Versatile Railing Systems

With more and more consumers looking for interior railing systems for space differentiation and personalization, many turn to railing systems. A customizable railing system is offered for both interior and exterior settings that feature several infill options varying in height, materials used, and embedded materials such as rice, grass, or leaves for a natural and green look. Mesh and grid patterns fit any needed setting.

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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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Navigating the Night

NITEGLOW two-stage safety nosings with glow-in-the-dark technology are ideal for exit pathways. Suitable for new construction or retrofits, this proven product can be placed on exit pathways, stairs and leading edge of landings when finding pathways in the dark is a necessity.

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Business School Improves Student Experience with Renovation

Designed by architects at Kohn Pederson Fox Assocs., the Stephen M. Ross School of Business opened new facilities last year that provide classrooms, study space, offices and nonacademic spaces to serve the student and faculty community. Kohn Pederson Fox Assocs. sought to improve the student experience at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business and maximize site usage by constructing a new building, Jeff T. Blau Hall, and renovating the connected Kresge Hall. Hunter Douglas Architectural and installers at Creative Windows worked closely with the team at KPF, construction leads at Walbridge Aldinger and electrical contractors from Conti to balance design intent,

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The Skyline

As reflected in its name, the new Skyline faucet from Franz Viegener is refined and elegant. With its 5.75-in. spout and a choice of eight different finishes, the faucet comes in widespread, single handle and wall configurations, with a choice of flow rates: 2.2 gallons per minute, 2 gpm, 1.5 gpm or 1.2 gpm. 

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Horse Farm Utilizes Ventilated Skylight System

A private horse farm located in Utah, Winter Farms’ barn and arena were designed to create healthy environments for both horses and their handlers by providing ample natural light and ventilation from VELUX Modular Skylights (VMS) systems.Ventilation is important in horse barns and arenas to protect the health of horses and handlers working with them. The owners were in need of a proper ventilating skylight system that was both cost-effective and could be installed quickly and easily.The 21,000-sq.-ft. arena includes 130 standard size vms units in the Longlight configuration, and the 7,500-sq.-ft. barn has 70 standard and custom vms units in the Ridgelight configuration.The arena is lo

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