More stories about Panels

  • International Code Council Adopts SIPs into IRC

    Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) achieved a major milestone in their history May 22, 2007 when the International Code Council (ICC) voted to adopt the building system into the International Residential Code (IRC), Section R614.

  • disappearing act

    The flat-panel TV—plasma or LCD—has become both status symbol and style statement. Even so, to many, a TV is still a visual intrusion, no matter how thin it may be. The custom electronics challenge facing today's designers: how to hide the plasma TV?

  • sources

    Product information from RADA 2007's winning projects.

  • freezer panel walkout, eulogy, texas

    Shipley Architects, Dallas. These homeowners, who travel frequently, wanted to see the stars from their bed. Dan Shipley, FAIA, the designer of their existing house, “encouraged them to be a little daring” in how they got their wish.

  • artist bridge studio, san diego

    This studio addition creates an airy, light-filled workspace for an artist client.

  • arkansas house, johnson, ark.

    The owner of this fire-damaged house wanted to restore whatever could be saved, but he also sought a better connection to its verdant surroundings.

  • Into the Light

    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: Polygal structured sheets are polycarbonate multi wall materials with 200 times the impact strength of glass, while weighing considerably less.

  • Foiling Aluminum

    Max Strang Architecture: Galvalume aluminum zinc-coated sheets are lightweight panels that can be used for wall applications.

  • Going Global

    Max Strang Architecture: Enviromental Graphics' wall panels are applied like regular wallpaper, but is printed on 80-pound paper.

  • Weather Foe

    Cole Prévost: Parklex 1000 is a versatile wood-resin composite panel that can be used for cabinetry or as a rainscreen. Parklex has a natural wood surface that resists rain, extreme sunlight, wind, and snow.