2017 Hardscape North America Award Winners Announced

9 November 2017 — Hardscape North America selected 16 hardscape projects to receive the 2017 HNA Awards for design and construction. In addition, 20 others received Honorable Mention recognition. The 2017 HNA Awards recognize residential and commercial walkways, patios, pool decks, outdoor kitchens, driveways, commercial plazas, streets and other applications built using concrete pavers, segmental retaining…

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Elevated Stone Deck Market Opens Up

Proven installation system opens up market for elevated stone decks and patios, balconies and stairs 1 November 2017 — For years, decks, elevated patios and balconies have been popular choices for homeowners when designing or remodeling their outside living spaces. However, until recently, decking options have been limited primarily to wood or composite materials. Natural…

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Brick Provides Contrast, Consistency in School Construction

1 November 2017 — The school campus that comprises Mae Jemison High School and Ronald McNair Junior High School in Huntsville, Ala., is a study in contrasts: the traditional and the modern, the old and the new, the past and the future. But mostly this place is about the future and about the possibilities that…

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Webinar: Exterior Masonry Walls and Energy Code Compliance

On Thursday, November 9, 2017, 1–2 p.m. Eastern, The Masonry Society (TMS) will host the webinar entitled “Exterior Masonry Walls and Energy Code Compliance.” This is the second in the 2017–2018 series of TMS-sponsored webinars, held on the second Thursday of each month from October through May. About the Webinar Achieving energy code compliance is…

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Free Webinar: Seismic Requirements of the Building Code

The Mason Contractors Association of America will host a free webinar entitled “Seismic Requirements of the Building Code” on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at 10 a.m. CST. The presentation will be given by John Chrysler, executive director of the Masonry Institute of America. Earthquakes in 34 States In most places, earthquakes don’t happen very often, but…

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Studio KO Celebrates Yves Saint Laurent With Marrakech Museum

26 October 2017 — A lace-like brickwork facade and an interior inspired by a couture jacket lining are some of the fashion-inspired features of Studio KO‘s Musée Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech. Dedicated to the work of legendary couturier Yves Saint Laurent, the 4,000-square-metre building is the first dedicated fashion museum in Africa. It includes…

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Vectorworks Launches Seminar, Social Event Series

12 October 2017 — Last month, Vectorworks released its 2018 version and hosted its third annual Design Summit. Now the company is headed across the U.S. with a series of FREE seminars and social events. Vectorworks product specialists and local users will be presenting on topics relevant to the architecture and landscape design industries. Each…

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Domino Sugar Factory Reimagined

New Design by Practice for Architecture and Urbanism to Be Presented Before the Landmarks Preservation Commission 11 October 2017 — Plans to transform the Domino Sugar refinery building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, into offices are taking a new turn: Beyer Blinder Belle’s design for the project has been scrapped, and developer Two Trees Management has now brought…

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PROSOCO and CONPROCO Form New Training Alliance

10 October 2017 — PROSOCO and CONPROCO have reaffirmed their commitment to product training and support for restoration professionals by co-founding the Restoration Training Collaborative (RTC). The RTC will develop and host a continuous series of joint training programs for the restoration industry at nationwide locations. The founding members of the RTC each bring a…

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Eldorado Stone Expands With New Manufacturing and Distribution Facility

10 October 2017 — Eldorado Stone has opened a new 432,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in Greencastle, Pa. It consolidates operations from a manufacturing plant near Greencastle and a distribution facility in Hagerstown, Md. Eldorado Stone will be moving from a 90,000-sq.-ft. building to another nearly five times bigger in Antrim Commons Business Park . “By…

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