Snap - November/December 2013 - (Page 1)
9 | in brief
The world's largest solar-powered
hospital opens in Haiti; ANSI
approves structural insulated panel
standard; Vitra acquires Artek.
20 | screen play
A spate of projects create dynamic
facades by exploring the potential of
cladding buildings with screens and
156 | dates & events
23 | dekton on deck
Cosentino takes cues from nature
in creating a harder solid-surfacing
165 | trade show news
Yet again the London Design Festival
earns its keep as one of the premier
design events of the year.
3 | editor's letter
16 | product roundup
clockwise from above
photo credit: courtesy joe kesrouani (top)
51 | product focus: glass
53 | green product roundup
73 | the sweets spot
We ask Lane Chapman, a senior
associate at Cooper Carry in Atlanta,
to weigh in on the latest product
buzz in her city and other regions
she's working in.
34 | exterior lighting
37 | daylight & sun control
40 | water conservation
42 | materials
44 | glass & glazing
65 | making sense of the
The latest version of the green
building standard will be the most
thorough overhaul since its inception.
Here's what you need to know.
70 | live & learn: ceu courses
168 | partners in design
Philippe Starck draws inspiration
from tree forms for his Organic
series of faucets for Axor.
"Tom Kundig: Centered in Seattle"
Richard Darbonne frst became
interested in photography 14 years
ago while living in Prague, where he eventually
set up a makeshift darkroom in his bathroom.
He is currently working as a studio and editorial
photographer in Seattle.
31 | profile
Tom Kundig, of Olson Kundig
Architects, discusses projects,
Seattle, and a funerary urn.
The ABC Department
Store in Beirut, designed
by nArchitects. Organic
faucet collection, designed
by Philippe Starck for Axor.
Mohawk Group's Taped Of
carpet tiles, designed by
street artist Aakash Nihalani.
28 | case study: hospitality
EDG creates a casually elegant dining
experience for the Ritz-Carlton in
58 | made in the usa
For the Gulf Coast states, the
automotive, shipping, and aerospace
industries are leading the way out of
An independent writer and editor,
Alice Liao has covered the building
and design industry for more than 15 years.
She is a former editor of industry publications
Architectural Lighting and, most recently, Kitchen
& Bath Business.
"Partners in Design"
Anna Fixsen is an editorial intern
with Architectural Record, to which
she contributes regularly online and in print. She
earned a master's degree in magazine writing
from Columbia University's Graduate School of
Journalism and loves all things art and design.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Snap - November/December 2013
Snap - November/december 2013
Dekton on Deck
Case Study: Hospitality
Daylight & Sun Control
Glass & Glazing
Product Focus: Glass & Glazing
Green Product Roundup
Made in the USA
Making Sense of the New Leed
Live & Learn: Ceu Courses
The Sweets Spot
Dates & Events
Trade Show News
Partners in Design
Snap - November/December 2013