More stories about Walls

  • upward mobility

    The Washington, D.C.-based Gypsum Association estimates that at least 90 percent of all new and remodeled homes are constructed with gypsum interior walls. Considering the material's design versatility, easy installation, and relatively low cost, it's not

  • wall art

    Sarah Nettleton Architects: Sto Powerwall Silco wall cladding.

  • poly morphous

    vetter denk architecture: Polygal 100 percent recyclable polycarbonate sheets are multi-walled sheets that provide high thermal insulation controlled daylight transmission, and UV protection.

  • tackling block

    nagle hartray danker kagan mckay penney: Pittsburgh Corning's glass block comes in an assortment of patterns, shapes, and sizes and can be utilized to allow light into spaces while maintaining privacy.

  • doctor spec

    for an uncommon look, spec a common material in new ways.

  • face the future

    I watched my grandfather mix paint from linseed oil and pigment. I watched my father excavate, frame, plumb, wire, heat, roof, and finish houses.

  • hide and chic

    Georgia-Pacific's StyleLine decorative wall panels.

  • quiet time

    It goes without saying that doing an attached multifamily project is a world apart from designing a custom home. After taming site conditions, an architect must tackle such key issues as structure and energy. Less obvious but equally important: noise transmission, a consideration that has become...

  • kitchen: small wonder

    Can you really squeeze a family of four and their Aspen accoutrement into an 1,100-square-foot condominium renovation? No problem, says architect Scott Lindenau. Well, the masonry block construction, low ceilings, and paucity of windows were a conundrum, but you wouldn't know it by the...