In traditional construction, the choice of products for a project requires consideration of aesthetics, performance, schedule and cost. In sustainable construction, these traditional considerations are expanded to include products that reduce impacts on occupant health and the environment.
Oxford Square is one of 36 historic districts in Los Angeles, CA. Located in central Los Angeles, about five miles west of downtown, the historic community is positioned between Pico Boulevard and Olympic Boulevard, and comprises both Victoria Avenue and South Windsor Boulevard.
La Cienega Boulevard is a major north-south arterial road in California, which runs between El Segundo Boulevard in Hawthorne on the south and the Sunset Strip/Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood to the north.
Sustainable building is a design philosophy that focuses on minimizing the negative impact the construction process can have on the environment by not only reducing waste, but also through increasing the comfort, safety and productivity of a structure’s lifecycle through better material selection, design and engineering.
The Torre Arcobaleno, otherwise known as the “Rainbow Tower,” was created in 1990. To celebrate Italy’s selection as host of the 1990 FIFA World Cup, Milan decided to save this local artifact from degradation and transform it into a symbol of design within the city.
Facing Lake Garda and set against the Alps, Hotel Bellariva is a high-end hotel designed by the local architecture firm, Studio Guerreschi & Associati. the hotel is a four-story wooden structure entirely built according to green building criteria.
Hotel Hubertus is situated at the foot of the famous Kronplatz skiing resort in the Puster Valley at an altitude of around 1,350 meters. As part of redevelopment and expansion works at the hotel, noa opted for stone-effect porcelain stoneware tiles.
Houston Street is a major east-west thoroughfare in downtown Manhattan, which runs crosstown across the full width of the island, from Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive and East River Park on the East River to Pier 40 and West Street on the Hudson River.
Pinewood Forest is a 234-acre, mixed-use development that is currently under construction in Fayetteville, GA. It doesn’t define itself as a subdivision of homes or residential development, but rather a “new town for the next generation.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we have tile installation case studies from Portland, OR, Milwaukee, WI, New York, NY, Tromsø, Norway, and Las Vegas, NV. Take a look at this month's Technical Focus on lippage-free tile installation, read the latest Contractor Spotlight, and much more!