architects' choice: surfaces

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    grout out

    Substance Architecture: When it comes to tiles, Mankins turns to Italian manufacturer Floor Gres for its wide range of products.

     
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    grand openings

    Safdie Rabines Architecture: Weiland's lift-slide pocket doors allow seamless connections inside and out.

     
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    hidden treasure

    Safdie Rabines Architecture: In keeping with its sleek aesthetic, Safdie Rabines chooses Soss' disappearing hinges from Universal Industrial Products.

     
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    numbers again

    Safdie Rabines Architecture: Good design is priceless, so Safdie Rabines specs Hfele pulls from Hfele America Co. for high and low budget projects.

     
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    antoine predock architect

    "[Enduring design] dispels the notion of classicism. Something that has no stylistic baggage but is still timeless."

     
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    historical concepts

    "A small dose of whimsy or quirkiness, balanced by a hierarchy of massing, makes design truly enduring."

     
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    julie snow architects

    "Enduring architectural products must be both beautiful and durable."

     
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    safdie rabines architects

    "Rather than relating to a specific period of time or a particular style, a timeless design is simply an expression of a unique program and site."

     
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    suzane reatig architecture

    "Enduring designs will long outlive their designers."

     
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    substance architecture

    "I think that a product's design, or design in general, is enduring when it clearly reflects its use, works extremely well, and is direct. By direct, I mean it solves a problem in a very uncomplicated way."

     
 
 
 
 
 
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