sustainable flooring query

  • all that glass

    Banducci Associates Architects: Oceanside Glasstile's Tessera are made from silica sand and, in some cases, post-consumer recycled bottle glass.

     
  • Recycled Materials Create Tiles

    Two easily recyclable materials come together in one beautiful tile collection by Erin Adams.

     
  • the tiles that bind

    Eco-Terr terrazzo tiles from Miami-based Coverings Etc are formed using 80 percent postindustrial stone and glass chips and a cement binder. The manufacturer claims the resulting tiles are thin, strong, and ideal for residential applications, particularly high-traffic areas.

     
  • screen dreams

    Japanese sliding doors from German shoji manufacturer Shoji Living are now distributed in the United States. Crafted of vertical-grain Douglas fir recovered from managed forests, the handmade screens can be speced with three different facings: polyester-reinforced paper, PVC-laminated shoji paper...

     
  • chop top

    Made from end-grain bamboo bonded with a formaldehyde-free and food-safe adhesive, the 1 1/2-inch-thick panels come in three standard sizes--30 inches by 96 inches, 36 inches by 72 inches, and 48 inches by 96 inches.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
Most Popular