2007 Architects' Choice

  • Greenhouse Glass

    Merle Thorpe Architects: Harmon's custom fabricator combines different building materials for small- and large-scale new-construction and renovation projects.

     
  • Sound Off

    Merle Thorpe Architects: Loewen's push-out casement windows, when combined with RC-1 resilient furring products from USG, “reduce sound-wave transmission into bedrooms and studies,” according to architect Merle Thorpe. Features include Douglas fir interio

     
  • Crossed Star

    Merle Thorpe Architects: Jado's Colonial 850 cross-handle faucet is made from cast brass, uses ceramic disc valves and has three handle options.

     
  • Open Casement

    Fung + Blatt Architects: Milgard's aluminum casement windows have clean, narrow sight lines, special hinges that allow them to completely open outward, and mechanically joined corners.

     
  • Plastic Makes Perfect

    Fung + Blatt Architects: GE Plastics' Lexan Thermoclear cellular polycarbonate serves as a light, inexpensive alternative to frosted glass, according to architects Michael Rosner Blatt and Alice Fung.

     
  • ROHL With It

    Fung + Blatt Architects: ROHL's Shaws Original handmade kitchen sink is made from acid- and alkali-resistant fireclay and comes in single- and double-bowl configurations.

     
  • Industrial Evolution

    Fung + Blatt Architects: Chicago Faucet Co.'s line faucets are made with cast brass and ceramic disc valves.

     
  • Giving Tanks

    Fung + Blatt Architects: Noritz's on-demand tankless gas heaters efficiently heat water only when it's needed.

     
  • Classic Dimension

    Fung + Blatt Architects: Hakatai Enterprises' Cartglass mosaic tiles are ¾-inch-thick, come in 43 colors and 23 different blends.

     
  • All Bark, No Bite

    Gracia Studio: Lisbon Cork tiles from Lumber Liquidators comes in four colors and as glue-down 6-inch tiles or 12-inch-by-24-inch floating floor planks.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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