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Albion Library Wins Top Ten COTE Award Celebrating Best in ‘Great Design + Great Performance’

The Library as a Walled Garden: How the COTE-award-winning Albion Library is helping its neighbors   Public libraries like Toronto’s award-winning Albion District Library are built to serve the communities that surround them, and in this case, a rainbow terracotta…
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Central Saint Giles, designed by Renzo Piano, sets new facade standards with colorful NBK terracotta.

From High-Gloss to Hyper-Pigmented: The New Ways Architects Are Using Terracotta Façades

Architizer + NBK Terracotta explain the ins and outs of designing with terracotta Terracotta, an ancient building material once suited to adorn the Babylonians’ palaces and temples, is a buzzworthy, customizable and durable façade option. Architizer describes the long, sustainable…
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Hunter Douglas Architectural ceilings were featured in three projects honored by CISCA.

Ron Rice honored with CISCA’s President’s Award; Hunter Douglas Architectural Ceilings featured in 3 winning projects

Hunter Douglas Architectural ceilings featured in 3 winning civic project designs The Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association celebrated the industry with its Excellence awards this week in Orlando, Florida. The annual event recognizes noteworthy projects and players, and this…
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For the concourse, Hunter Douglas custom engineered a metal ceiling panel system.

Call It a Comeback: Inside Downtown Detroit’s New Little Caesars Arena

HOK designs new game-day experience with fan amenities, custom elements & “the Via” The grand opening of Little Caesars Arena, a sophisticated $863 million sports facility designed by HOK, continues to signal an era of economic growth and an energetic…
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Gensler walks us through the major redesign of the iconic Nassau Coliseum featuring custom engineered Hunter Douglas ceilings.

Inside the Redesign of Nassau Coliseum

How Gensler’s winning design created a “transformative experience” at the famed sports & music venue In recent years, Nassau Coliseum had begun showing signs of age after hosting a steady lineup of concerts and sporting events in the four decades…
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As an architectural finish, HeartFelt™ balances high performance with high style

“Architectural Record” Names HeartFelt™ Best Architectural Finish of the Year

HeartFelt™, our creative application of felt wall & ceiling panels, wins Best in Category The verdict is in: after Architectural Record’s annual review of the best architectural products of the year, a competition that attracted over 250 entries, the jury…
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This Archtober, architects, journalists & design fans joined an AIA-sponsored tour of historic Battery Park

The Reinvention of a Carousel – and The Battery

Archtober Walking Tour Reveals Gems of Architecture and Urban Planning By Paul Hagar A recent AIA-sponsored walking tour of Battery Park highlighted a historic, picturesque link between New York Harbor and the continuing rejuvenation of Lower Manhattan. Focused on the…
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ZGF earns recognition as top firm for sustainability

ZGF Architects again earn top recognition in sustainability from “Architect Magazine”

We revisit our collaboration with ZGF designing an energy-efficient workplace for the EPA & highlight other noteworthy projects For the second year in a row, Architect Magazine named ZGF Architects the top firm in sustainability. ZGF earned a perfect score…
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Beaux Arts Ball installation designers discuss inspiration.

“Unpacking” with Brett H. Schneider + Lizzie Hodges, installation designers at Beaux Arts Ball

Q + A: Installation designers ‘something wonderful out of something ordinary’ In this exclusive interview with Brett H. Schneider and Lizzie Hodges, we “unpack” after the Beaux Arts Ball, the Architectural League of New York’s annual gathering of architects, designers…
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Mariposa Land Port of Entry was in need of a major upgrade to meet updated security needs and to accommodate higher levels of activity.

Team behind Mariposa Land Port of Entry shares details before project spotlight at AIA Arizona convention

AIA Arizona State College Conference highlights modernization of one of US’s busiest ports of entry by land The engineering, architectural and design minds involved in expanding and modernizing Mariposa Land Port of Entry, a bustling processing center that inspects thousands of…
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