Advances

S-5!’s PV attachments

Low Maintenance Housing Solution

Winner of Metal Construction Assn.’s Chairman’s Award, the Keller Court Commons project in Petaluma, Calif., by MAD Architecture, was recognized for its standing seam roof attachment solutions. A “pocket neighborhood” of eight houses, with a small common building, the community draws on the historic agricultural influences of the area, while delivering a low-maintenance housing solution.The architect chose S-5!’s PV attachments as they would not violate roof integrity.

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport installed Park Assist’s Parking Guidance System

Park and Fly

At one of the world’s largest single-structure garages with 12,100 parking stalls, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport recently installed Park Assist’s Parking Guidance System to monitor occupancy and provide guidance throughout the enormous garage. Park Assist’s M4 smart-sensor system enhances the parking experience by indicating which specific spaces are available, occupied or premium using color-coded LED lights. The smart system streamlines parking and reduces congestion. Additionally, Park Assist’s Park Finder software module helps users quickly pinpoint their car upon returning to the garage.

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Pivoted Swing Door at 520 Park Ave., New York City

Doors Fit for New York’s Billionaire’s Row

Full-height bronze doors for commercial and multi-family building entrances make a significant impression. Shown here at 520 Park Ave., New York City, the building features seven pairs of Ellison Bronze custom offset pivoted swing doors. Made with No. 280 Muntz bronze, the doors were statuary finished with satin No. 4 finish in the field to achieve a darker tone.

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Lyda

Modular Sofas

Haworth's Lyda is a modular sofa collection designed for commercial and hospitality environments. With a selection of sizes and shapes to choose from, the sofa champions flexibility, including options for materials, design and configuration. Ideal for a range of activities, interaction and even relaxing in common office spaces.

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FlightHub office in Montreal, Quebec

Channel Glass at its Best

Promoting daylighting while separating offices from the communal areas at the ACDF Architecture renovated FlightHub office in Montreal, Quebec, is 4,000 sq. ft. of solar-textured, safety tempered, double-glazed Lamberts channel glass. The light-diffusing, textured 10-in.-wide, 8.5-ft. tall glass are pocket set in to custom-curve frames. Because the glass is captured at the head and sill at the top and bottom, no intermediary vertical framing needed, thus creating a clean design aesthetic.The light-diffusing, self-supporting channel glass requires minimal framing, creating virtually seamless curvilinear glass walls that can span across elevations.

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Stark

Envelope a Room

Porcelain floor and ceramic wall tile brings the luxury of understated elegance to everyday life. Evocative of natural stone, Stark by Florida Tile features a simple color scheme of white and gray offering two rectified size formats: 24-in. × 24-in. glazed porcelain floor and wall tile and a modern 14-in. × 39-in. ceramic wall tile that can work in tandem. Bullnose trims are available in both 3-in. × 24-in. and 3-in. × 14-in. sizes. Ideal for standard residential and commercial wall and backsplash applications. 

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Feltworks Open Cell Acoustical Panels

Hit the Ceiling

The Feltworks Open Cell Acoustical Panels offer a modular, geometric ceiling visual that also reduces noise in a large scale open environment. Made from up to 60% recycled PET fibers, the panels hang easily and can be removed to integrate lighting or access the plenum. Panels are available as individual clouds or can be interlinked to create a wall-to-wall installation.

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590X Steel Replica Window

New Historic Window on the Block

Combining the best of two worlds with historically inspired profiles, narrow sightlines, enhanced energy-efficiency and performance, EFCO introduces the 590X Steel Replica Window. Imitating the look of a classic, industrial steel window in a choice of three standard profiles—bevel, cove and T-grid—or in made-to-order options, project teams can also customize muntins to easily and economically match existing sightlines. The operable window delivers a thermal U-factor as low as 0.42 with a standard low-E product and a condensation resistance factor as high as 71. The window meets AAMA 513 standards for accessibility, and the inclusion of thicker glass enhances acoustic performance

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PIRA wall and ceiling panels

On Display

Mikodam’s PIRA new wall and ceiling panels offer flexible options for creating sophisticated interiors. Dynamic three dimensional patterns emerge through thoughtful placement of simple lines. A variety of combinations can be achieved through use of color and materials, from wood veneer to lacquer to fabric. Simple, safe assembly.

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Jefferson Suspension Lamp

One of a Kind

By Venetian designer and the brand’s Design Curator, Luca Nichetto, the Jefferson Suspension Lamp features an alluring crystal form evoking the prismatic visuals of the late 1960s counterculture. The lamp’s 3-W LED module features a Color Rendering Index equal to 90, creating an authentic color representation. Created through a special pressing technique that imprints details on the crystal surface, the fixture is suspended from a thin yet strong Kevlar-reinforced cable that allows for the diffusion of a warm and elegant illumination that extends 360 degrees.The Jefferson suspension lamp is reminiscent of music and iconic images in psychedelic works of art from the 1960s. The vor

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