architects' choice: flooring

  • architects' choice: grizform design architects

     
  • dutch treats

    albertsson hansen architecture: Dutch firm Royal Mosa manufactures traditional ceramic, metal, and glass tiles such as Trocadero glazed ceramic tiles, shown here in classic white.

     
  • walk the cork

    wheeler kearns architects: Expanko cork floating flooring is laminated with medium density fiberboard and available in 12-by-36-inch planks or a range of tiles in dimensions up to 12 by 36 or 24 by 24 inches.

     
  • 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.

     
  • coup de grass

    michael mcdonough architect: Smith & Fong bamboo flooring is made from laminated strips of what is essentially a grass and comes in unfinished or pre-finished formats measuring 3¾ by 75 inches.

     
  • re-tired

    mj neal architects: Tuflex uses recycled rubber from tires to make its flooring. Square tiles come in 2 ft.-by-2 ft. sections.

     
  • the wheel reinvented

    ms-31: Roppe rubber flooring tiles can be used to absorb and reduce noise and are made from recycled tires.

     
  • color wash

    graybeal architects: Sandhill Industries' glass tiles are offered in numerous colors and sizes and are made from 100 percent recycled material.

     
  • flex tile

    michael g. imber, architect: Ann Sacks' glass mosaic tiles come attached to 12¾-by-12¾-inch netted sheets and work for pool surrounds and interior applications.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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