2005 Architects' Choice

  • concrete cover

    stelle architects: Dansk Eternit's corrugated concrete roofing is made from cellulose-reinforced cement board and can withstand high winds and corrosion, making it ideal for coastal projects.

     
  • bud light

    stelle architects: Luceplan's Solar Bud is a solar powered exterior light fixture that automatically turns on as the sun sets. It is 0.6 inches in diameter and 15 inches in height, and it can be easily stuck into the ground.

     
  • favorite sohn

    shope reno wharton associates: Tischler und Sohn offers windows in an array of species and configurations, including this mahogany casement window.

     
  • back-up plan

    shope reno wharton associates: Fairfield Woodworks takes the wood left over after veneers are sliced off and recycles it into wainscoting and other trim materials, such as this graduated horizontal hallway treatment made from old growth Douglas Fir.

     
  • foam home

    shope reno wharton associates: Icynene's soft foam insulation system is a water-based material that is sprayed into a cavity and then expands to 100 times its original volume.

     
  • floor encore

    shope reno wharton associates: Paris Ceramics antique limestone floors are reclaimed from old stone floors then cleaned and formatted to fit into modern homes.

     
  • good cover

    shope reno wharton associates: Temple-Inland's eco-friendly 95-to-99-percent recycled content drywall offers the same price and performance as normal drywall, according to architect Allan Shope.

     
  • weather not

    good architecture: Dover custom wood windows feature insulated glass and two layers of weather stripping, while the custom wood doors have laminated cores.

     
  • cuisine supreme

    good architecture: LaCanche Ranges come in several sizes with removable searing grills and griddle plates, plate-warming cabinets, and external rotisseries.

     
  • panel decision

    michael mcdonough architect: Winter Panel's structural insulated panels are composed of foam insulation sandwiched between two sheets of oriented strand board and ranges between thicknesses of 4½-to-6½-inches.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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