In this issue of TILE Magazine, see the latest Contractor Spotlight with Erin Albrecht, principal and executive vice president at J&R Tile, Inc., read about some recent tile installation case studies, see the latest product showcase, and much more!
La Jolla is known for its prominent seaside location in California. Occupying seven miles of curving coastline along the Pacific Ocean, the majority of homes in the community showcase panoramic views of the ocean.
In this edition, we sat down with Erin Albrecht, principal and executive vice president at J&R Tile, Inc. in San Antonio, TX, which is a National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) Five-Star Contractor and Ardex Choice Contractor.
With sustainability at the forefront, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in Palo Alto, CA, was designed to withstand the test of time, with intricately crafted floor mosaics that depict California’s diverse ecosystem.
After more than one decade in the making, the state-of-the-art Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in Palo Alto, CA, recently opened. The 521,000-square-foot building was designed to depict California’s diverse ecosystem and natural beauty, with each floor representing a native eco-region.
Life-sized porcelain tiles from Porcelanosa, which emulate Calacatta marble, were used on the walls and ceiling of a local flat in Albacete, Spain, in conjunction with LED lighting to create a contemporary aesthetic
Positioned on the second floor of a block of a flat in Albacete, Spain is a private residence known as the Atrium House. The 2,153-square-foot home was recently renovated using large-format porcelain tiles from Porcelanosa’s XLight collection.
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.
Sustainability is at the forefront of design. Architects, designers, contractors, installers and even tile manufacturers are trying to find ways to incorporate green practices into their businesses nowadays.
Capri from Cancos Tile is a gorgeous marble-inspired porcelain tile collection, which has very unique offerings. Applicable on both floors and walls, the collection is available in three colors and four standard sizes. Capri also offers decorative items, including torellos and pencils.
Showcasing the latest in tile design trends. This month we look at products from: Ava Ceramica, Azulev, Casalgrande Padana, Cotto d’Este USA, Ceramiche Caesar, Ceramiche Refin, Crossville, Daltile, Emotion Ceramics, Florida Tile, Fondovalle, Garden State Tile, Grespania, Halcón Cerámicas, Island Stone, Lunada Bay Tile, MSI Surfaces, Nemo Tile + Stone, SomerTile, and Walker Zanger.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on outdoor installations and the importance of surface prep prior to any tile installation. Through various case studies, see what types of installations are possible in the great outdoors. Also make sure to check out two detailed technical focuses by industry professionals and the product showcase, which highlights the newest surface prep products on the market.