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Enhancing Sound Control: The Versatility of Ambico's Acoustic Door & Frame Assemblies

July 12, 2023

Enhancing Sound Control: The Versatility of Ambico's Acoustic Door & Frame Assemblies

Ambico's acoustic door and frame assemblies are expertly engineered products designed to minimize the transmission of sound waves, ensuring the creation of private, secure, and sound-controlled environments across a wide range of industries. In this article, we will delve into the diverse applications of these innovative solutions and explore the benefits they offer:

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Unicel Architectural’s timber curtain wall at Chibougamau-Chapais Airport wins prize for best institutional project under 1,000 square meters

March 24, 2023

Unicel Architectural’s timber curtain wall at Chibougamau-Chapais Airport wins prize for best institutional project under 1,000 square meters

Unicel Architectural’s timber curtain wall at the Chibougamau-Chapais Airport was recently honored at the Cecobois Awards of Excellence gala. The project won the prize for best institutional project under 1,000 square meters.

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Modern wood outdoor bench Lofty™ combines a sleek look and charming character for a luxury feel

March 15, 2023

Modern wood outdoor bench Lofty™ combines a sleek look and charming character for a luxury feel

The exclusive Thomas Steele Lofty™ Series is a modern wood design that combines a sleek look and charming character for a luxury feel.

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Wood and wood-Look ceiling and wall panels

March 2, 2023

Wood and wood-Look ceiling and wall panels

Enhance indoor environmental quality and bring occupant well-being to the forefront of your space by incorporating natural elements into your design. With a broad portfolio of wood and wood-look options, there's a nature-inspired solution that's perfect for every space.

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How to Build a Wooden Gate for Deck

January 4, 2023

How to Build a Wooden Gate for Deck

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Outdoor benches: choosing the right wood

November 18, 2022

Outdoor benches: choosing the right wood

Save time and money on maintenance by choosing the best wood for your location. When it comes to building wooden benches and other site furniture, the ideal piece is not only durable, but inviting to people using your space. While all wood will require some degree of maintenance, choosing certain species during construction can drastically reduce the amount of time and effort needed to preserve its aesthetic value and structural integrity.

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New WoodWorks® Grille – Forté Ceiling and Wall Panels from Armstrong Feature Notched Backers

November 11, 2022

New WoodWorks® Grille – Forté Ceiling and Wall Panels from Armstrong Feature Notched Backers

Enhanced structural design; available in 11 standard finishes.

With the introduction of WoodWorks® Grille – Forté Ceiling and Wall Panels, Armstrong offers the beauty of solid wood in the industry’s largest selection of standard grille designs. Notched alignment backers improve the structure, minimizing the naturally occurring twist of solid wood.

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Timber Curtain Walls for Public-Facing Buildings

May 2, 2022

Timber Curtain Walls for Public-Facing Buildings

Timber curtain walls combine the elegance of wood with floor-to-ceiling glazed facades to deliver an architecturally stunning, high-performing timber-and-glass wall with unparalleled sightlines and visibility. Unicel Architectural timber curtain walls are powered by our industry-leading glass and glazing know-how, along with German RAICO Therm+ technology with its own invisible connector system and three-level drainage system. They can be installed on buildings with steel, concrete, or timber structures, and can even accommodate designs requiring load-bearing curtain walls.

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Add sophistication to interior and exterior spaces with a wide range of wood look finish options

October 20, 2021

Add sophistication to interior and exterior spaces with a wide range of wood look finish options

Explore METALWORKS Effects Wood Looks for both interior and exterior spaces.

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Acousti-Mat® - the sound control solution for your mass timber project

February 8, 2021

Acousti-Mat® - the sound control solution for your mass timber project

Mass Timber continues to revolutionize the construction industry. Maxxon has performing sound tests and providing sound control, Acousti-Mat® Systems since the trend emerged in the United States.

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Custom Period-Matched Perforated Grilles

June 12, 2020

Custom Period-Matched Perforated Grilles

This stately fieldstone mansion, built in the mid-1800’s, was a vacation home to famous Presidents and Authors. Custom Period-Matched Perforated Grille PatternsCustom fabricated bronze perforated grilles blended nicely with the rich mahogany woodwork that has stood for over 100 years.

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Tray ceiling ideas to make your room appear elegant and make a bold first impression

May 15, 2020

Tray ceiling ideas to make your room appear elegant and make a bold first impression

Tray ceilings, also known as a recessed ceilings or inverted ceilings, are simple and versatile and work well with all styles of architecture and design. They convey a feeling of openness that benefits small rooms and add detail to the stark ceilings that fill expansive rooms. As they’re often accompanied by other details, like contrasting colors, ornate molding, and special lighting effects, tray ceilings work well in open living areas and formal dining rooms where most people relax and linger - and can truly appreciate their appeal.

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Recycled plastic's visual appeal gets better

April 18, 2020

Recycled plastic's visual appeal gets better

Nothing beats the look of wood. At least, that's been the prevailing thought in outdoor site furnishing design for quite some time. But wood has its blemishes as well. Not necessarily physical blemishes. Those are often revered and referred to as 'character'.

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Your Personal Guide To Faux Wood Beams

November 22, 2019

Looking to add a little character to your space? Seeking decorative items on a budget? Look no further than decorative faux wood beams. They make it possible to style and refine your space in a cost-effective, elegant, and sophisticated manner.

Faux wood beams transform any space with their natural wood finish. Let’s look a little bit closer at what makes them such a good choice for your home.

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Take the guesswork out of wood ceilings and walls with CertainTeed

November 18, 2019

We’ve made it easy to select and specify wood ceilings and walls by offering the most popular products, species, finishes and sizes. From lay-in panels and grilles, to linear planks and canopies, CertainTeed’s complete line of wood ceilings and walls gives you all the styles you’re looking for, all at a superior value.

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Glass house with load-bearing timber curtainwalls

October 25, 2019

Architect Jerome Engelking was engaged to create a nature-infused vacation retreat for a growing family on a wooded property on Long Island, NY – an architectural space that was to be a natural extension of the landscape. 

His mandate was challenging. The house had to be open, yet private. Warm and natural, but with daylighting and heat controls. Stylish, yet exceedingly functional. Modern, but with an organic aesthetic. And it had to have wood framing that would support the roof structure – a very unique architectural feature. All in all, a tall order!

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Extend wood ceiling designs outdoors with new WoodWorks® linear exterior solid wood panels from Armstrong Ceilings

April 8, 2019

The beauty and warmth of solid wood linear ceiling panels can now be extended from indoors to outdoors with the introduction of WoodWorks® Linear Exterior Solid Wood Panels from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions. Made from Western Hemlock, the panels are specially manufactured to withstand outdoor conditions, making them suitable for use on the underside of soffits, overhangs, and other exterior surfaces that are not directly exposed to the elements.

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Start your summer renovation plans and customize the railing system of your dreams

April 5, 2019

This backyard deck follows the curves of its house and overlooks a nearby river. Our bronze aluminum cable railing system keeps this beautiful view open and perfectly matches the deck furniture. The cedar top rail adds a natural touch that livens up the living space with its bright color.

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Wood door solutions for high-risk areas

August 24, 2018

Balancing the need for strength and security along with patient comfort is an important goal of behavioral health facility managers and their building design teams. The desire to develop a wood door robust enough to satisfy the physical abuse requirements of behavioral health patients has been an exhausting challenge to concerning architects. At the architect’s request, AMBICO has stepped forward with our latest product to satisfy this demand.

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