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Hidden Hills Residence Modern Green Building

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
Hidden Hills Residence Modern Green Building

Designed by Peterson Architecture – Erik Peterson AIA, this Modern residence is located in the Hidden Hills area of North Scottsdale and offers a glorious setting in the exclusive custom section of Boulder Park. Working very closely with the Owner, .... 

Modern Green Living at Troon Tusayan Hillside Home

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
Modern Green Living at Troon Tusayan Hillside Home

The panoramic valley, city light, and mountain views are just the beginning of the highlights for this Troon Tusayan hillside home. Built by Construction Zone, the simple concept was to create a home that is conscious of its environment and will provide .... 

Eggrock Pre-built Bathroom

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
Eggrock Pre-built Bathroom

Traditionally, bathrooms are expensive to build on-site and are a major cause of construction delays and quality problems. Building each bathroom at the construction site requires at least eight different specialty trades to complete – all within a .... 

Blinds Chalet Expands Services to Include Drapery Hardware

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
Blinds Chalet Expands Services to Include Drapery Hardware

Blinds Chalet has expanded their services to include drapery hardware with an eco twist. After fifteen years in business, Blinds Chalet now offers wood, wrought iron and contemporary metal drapery rods, art guild rods, drapery ties, and drapery rings, .... 

New Grove GSK55 Manitowoc Cranes

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
New Grove GSK55 Manitowoc Cranes

The Grove GSK55 combines the upperworks of a Grove GMK3055 all-terrain crane with a specially-designed truck chassis that acts as a trailer. The truck chassis on the GSK55 has its own 104 kW engine to provide full power to all crane functions. It has .... 

Rolling Fire Door Model ERD10

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
Rolling Fire Door Model ERD10

Fire Doors are rated physical fire barriers that protect wall openings from the spread of fire. They provide automatic closing in the event of fire detection with governed speed control. Fire doors are also designed for daily use to provide security and .... 

Chinas Suzhou Courtyard Garden Inspired Private Residence

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
Chinas Suzhou Courtyard Garden Inspired Private Residence

Inspired by the Suzhou courtyard gardens of China, the design of the garden preceded the design of the house. The design philosophy was for the building to relate to the landscape. Located in the middle of a residential block, the building and landscape .... 

Acadia Residence in Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
Acadia Residence in Vancouver, BC

Set out to create a “modest” house in an area where most take an exuberant design approach to private residences, Bing Thom applied his design philosophy to ensure the building relates to and is harmonious with its landscape. Like with most .... 

Aberdeen Condominium in Richmond, BC by Bing Thom Architects

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
Aberdeen Condominium in Richmond, BC by Bing Thom Architects

The 122 unit Aberdeen Condominium complex is the second phase in the redevelopment of Aberdeen Centre, a unique mixed use project located along Cambie Road and Hazelbridge Way in Richmond, BC. Conceived as an extension of the Centre, the building is .... 

Cosentino ECO Countertops

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
Cosentino ECO Countertops

Eco by Cosentino is a countertop surfacing made with 75 percent post-consumer/post-industrial raw materials—the most recycled content for this type of product on the market, according to the company. Mirrors, glass, porcelain, crystallized ash, stone ....