2007 architects' choice

  • High and Dry

    COOP 15: Cembonit cement-based cladding sheets are crafted from cement, cellulose fibers, and fillers. Sheets come in thicknesses of ¼ inch and 5/16 inch and measure up to 4 feet by 10 feet.

     
  • Original Species

    Van Dam Architecture and Design: Available in casement, awning, double-hung, and slider styles, Kolbe & Kolbe's all-wood windows' exterior components are immersed in a life-prolonging preservative treatment before assembly.

     
  • Warm Steel

    Van Dam Architecture and Design: Ideal Roofing's corrugated steel roofs are oven-baked and pre-painted and can be custom-cut to lengths of up to 40 feet in 30 colors.

     
  • Cool Design

    Van Dam Architecture and Design: Sub-Zero's handbuilt refrigerator/freezers are designed with dual cooling systems, electronic controls, and an alarm to alert homeowners when the door is ajar.

     
  • Right Light

    Van Dam Architecture and Design: Belfer's 6230 Varial sconce light fixture is made from cast aluminum and operates on a 100-watt or 150-watt halogen bulb.

     
  • Rules of Refraction

    Steely Architecture: Interstyle's Cobblestones Series glass tiles are impervious to liquids and resistant to fading, staining, and discoloration. The mosaics are 1-inch-by-1-inch and are mesh-mounted on 12-inch-square sheets.

     
  • Shipshape

    Steely Architecture: Stelton's 17-inch-tall oil-fueled ship's lamp is made of stainless steel and its sleek design helps give it an added architectural element.

     
  • Directors' Cut

    Steely Architecture: Valli&Valli's vcr line of door hardware is made of solid brass or zinc with chrome, satin chrome, and stainless steel finishes.

     
  • Fire in the Sky

    Steely Architecture: Fireorb is a 24 x 13-inch fire window made of spun-steel that is suspended from the ceiling.

     
  • Red State

    Baylis Architects: Western Red Cedar's wood siding contains natural preservatives that resist moisture, decay, and insect damage.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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