Near the end of 2017, UCLA sought to renovate its Botany Building, which is home to the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department. Thanks to an initial $5 million donation from alumnus Morton La Kretz, followed by an additional $15 million donation last year, the ongoing renovation was made possible.
An innovative ceiling system from Hunter Douglas, used vertically as a wall system, was accented by LED lighting and ceramic tile to provide a relaxing environment for students in the new student commons on Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus (NOTL) in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
A couple of years ago, Niagara College in Ontario, Canada invested tens of millions of dollars in renovating and redesigning its two campuses — Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL) and Welland (WC) — to make the college experience more appealing for students with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities.
Showcasing the latest in underlayment/membrane product technology and trends. This month we look at products from: Ardex, Custom Building Products, Helix Professional Tools, HPS Schönox, Laticrete, MAPEI, Montolit, Pearl Abrasive, Progress Profiles, Prova Products, Rubi, Sika Corporation, Schluter, Tenax, US Hammer, and Wagner Meters.
Encino is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, CA. The wealthy area features an Spanish- and contemporary-style design, according to Jamie Rezaie, managing partner at DI Group Inc. in Beverly Hills, CA, who recently designed an expansive home there.
In this edition, we sat down with Dirk Sullivan, owner of Hawthorne Tile in Portland, OR. Sullivan is currently the only NTCA Five Star Contractor in the Northwest. He serves on NTCA’s Board of Directors, and is also part of NTCA’s membership and training and education committees.
In the center of Tel Aviv, Israel, at the intersection of two business streets, the ToHA building rises 29 stories. Its unique faceted volume, shaped like an iceberg, was designed by Ron Arad of Ron Arad Associates in London, with the local team of Avner Yashar from Yashar Architects in Tel Aviv.
The Rapid RH® L6 concrete RH testing system from Wagner Meters improves upon the already popular 4.0EX system with more digital functionality for an easier, faster and more reliable ASTM F2170 test method.
Compact, efficient and powerful, the new US Hammer GB-70 is easy to transport from job to job. With 64 pounds of impact force, it delivers the same power-to-weight ratio as many pneumatic and hydraulic breakers.
Tenax’s Fixtop Epoxy Adhesive is a true, 100%, two-part epoxy glue, which isn’t water-based. Perfect for use with tile, super strong and very easy to mix and spread, Fixtop is suitable for gluing and bonding ceramic, porcelain, natural stone, as well as hardwood, cement board, laminate and plywood.
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!