architecture - engineering - construction

2017 August

2017 August

Exclude Pest Pigeons From Your Property With Pigeon Netting

August 31, 2017

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Removable storm shutters & panels

August 30, 2017

Removable storm shutters and panels are designed to be 'put up' in the event of a hurricane or storm by placing them into a pre-installed panel mounting system over a window, door, or other area to be protected. The mounting system may incorporate a 'direct mount' hardware combination, or a more convenient, header and sill track.

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Design A Better Shaftwall System

August 29, 2017

With the continued popularity of high-rise corporate headquarters, institutional buildings and high-density housing, the gypsum shaftwall system, known as the Cavity Shaftwall System, provides economic benefits – and also peace of mind due to its fire-resistant qualities.

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Manchester Blend tan bricks a hot trend in the color world

August 28, 2017

Manchester Blend a hot trend in the color world! Earth tones work well with any color scheme.

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Ogden by Maglin Site Furniture offers flexible straight, curved or circular bench options to suit any style

August 25, 2017

Ogden offers flexible curved, circular or straight bench options to configure any style that you visualize. Available in a variety of radii, various seat material and leg options for you to design your individual creation.

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Blast protection and pressure relief systems

August 24, 2017

Protect building occupants with a tough and durable system that allows for daylight with built-in privacy and security.

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Concrete Resurfacing

August 23, 2017

Concrete resurfacing systems open the door to wide range of design and decor options. There are purely functional concrete resurfacing products that will look and feel similar to standard grey concrete floor, but for those who want to take their concrete flooring to whole new level, decorative concrete systems should be considered. Here are some common concrete resurfacing systems with overviews of what the look and design can be expected from each.

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Visual Blog: Kalwall in the Cultural Market

August 22, 2017

The right light is essential to experience and enhance the viewing of art, and Kalwall® has become the preferred choice of architects to provide museum-quality daylighting™ for cultural projects worldwide.

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Ruskin's acoustical louvers are AMCA licensed for water penetration and air performance

August 21, 2017

Ruskin Sound Control offers the most complete line of acoustical louvers on the market. All products are AMCA licensed for water penetration and air performance. The product is offered in standard galvanized steel or alternative aluminum construction, and can be offered in a wide variety of finishes. The LAS louver family includes standard or airfoil blade design and depths between 4" and 12".

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Tectum Panel Art

August 18, 2017

Tectum Panel Art has become wildly popular in the past year. Interested in seeing a sample? We'd be happy to send you one.

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Anodize Nickel Test

August 17, 2017

When extreme hardness is required for aluminum building components, such as in high-traffic areas, like entranceways and railings, an AAMA 611-14 anodized aluminum finish should be specified. The hardness of anodized aluminum rivals that of the diamond. This "Nickel Test" demonstrates why a Class I high-performance anodize coating is the perfect choice for exterior architectural applications.

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Bike lockers: The right bike parking for your site

August 16, 2017

Keep your bicycles safe from thieves - and other threats you may not have considered.

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Accuride Integrated Access Solutions: The New Frontier of Access Control

August 15, 2017

While known for premium drawer slides, Accuride is also a major leader in access control solutions. Our electronic locking systems are found in many cabinet-level applications, from medical carts to inventory systems, and in countless industries, from automotive to healthcare. Accuride Integrated Access Solutions (AIAS) feature “Intelligent Subversion Protection”: multi-sensor systems that utilize onboard logic and two-way communication. These advanced systems verify that an application, such as a parcel locker or a CSA schedule drug cart, is truly secure.

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Little things make a big difference

August 14, 2017

Sometimes the smallest detail can make a huge difference in our perception of interior design—even something as small as the pocket and hem bar on window shades. That’s why we have a hem bar solution for every design need.

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How to deliver true color to your clients

August 11, 2017

Simple tips to help you improve your understanding of color performance in the paint — ultimately allowing you to deliver more accurate, consistent hues to your clients’ projects.

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Modular Seating - Volare™

August 10, 2017

If you’re looking for comfortable, durable, and beautiful seating, look to Thomas Steele for a wide selection of handcrafted outdoor benches. Pick the perfect piece for your project from a variety of styles, finishes, and customization options. Browse our current selection of commercial and outdoor park benches, or contact a Thomas Steele site furnishings expert at 608-849-1080 or at [email protected] with your questions and unique design needs.

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Sustainable and small: The tiny house movement

August 9, 2017

As the trend to downsize picks up speed, vertical and lap siding from AIA partner James Hardie has the look, efficiency, and durability to fit right into a tiny design.

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Architectural Series Roof Guardrail System

August 8, 2017

The BlueWater Architectural Series combines our OSHA compliant non-penetrating guardrail system with an aesthetically pleasing architectural appeal. Full protection with visual appeal. Optional Straight and Incline Stanchions available.

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Slipnot® provides slip resistance and aesthetic display for Times Square spotlight on Broadway project

August 7, 2017

The designers at Creative Edge Master Shop contacted SlipNOT® for a solution to the bare steel lettering that presented a safety hazard when made slippery due to wet weather or other outdoor elements. The fabricating company sent in custom cut 3/8” thick letters which were blasted for imperfections, then coated with SlipNOT®’s Grade 2 stainless steel.

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Custom Ornamental Bronze Grilles

August 4, 2017

Coco Architectural offers custom fabrications for ornamental grilles and other products. In a recent project located at 80 8th Ave, in New York City, we created several custom pieces for the client, including a custom ornamental bronze grille over the entrance, a bronze header and jamb assembly for the Newsstand, and a custom bronze radiator enclosure with bronze bar grilles in the lobby.

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Getting Contractors The Right Bullet Resistant Barrier For Their Clients

August 3, 2017

Today Total Security Solutions is a major nationwide bullet resistant barrier component manufacturer—but that wasn’t always the case. TSS started out exclusively sub-contracting, supplying contractors and glaziers. Although TSS does a great deal of “tier 1” direct client work now, roughly 60 percent of their business is still in subcontracting. “We really value keeping that balance,” TSS CEO Jim Richards says. “We can be as hands-on as the contractor needs, without getting between them and their client.”

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Lake Avenue light poles restoration - Pasadena, California

August 2, 2017

This light pole was originally installed in the City of Pasadena in the early 1920s. Its design consists of intricately detailed cast iron sections. After 85 years of service the need for additional light poles down Pasadena's famous Lake Avenue Drive became apparent. Representatives with the city expressed a desire to duplicate this early design and provide a period luminaire cast in solid bronze. Our in-house pattern and machine shop recreated the cast iron foundry tooling needed for an exact replication. Each section of the iron casting was sand blasted and several layers of paint removed revealed the raw iron casting.

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An Award-Winning Project that Includes StoGuard®

August 1, 2017

KHS&S is an international design-assist specialty contractor with a portfolio that includes more than 5,000 casino resorts, hospitals, hotels, entertainment venues, retail facilities, theme parks, attractions and public works projects around the country and overseas. Founded in 1984, the firm is now the second largest specialty wall and ceiling contractor in the USA.

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