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How Faucets Contribute to Meeting Accessibility Design Challenges in the Restroom

Public restrooms are one of the most critical building amenities because they must be responsive to a wide range of human needs and provide service to people with an equally wide range of abilities. The needs of a person using a wheelchair – and the space a wheelchair requires – are used as a pr...
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Material Masters: How SHoP Architects Sourced a Copper Skin for New York’s Newest Skyscraper

As one of New York’s most influential architecture firms, SHoP Architects has infiltrated the city and its boroughs over the last two decades with its unparalleled designs, completing one bold project after another. It’s safe to say that their work is shaping the modern face of New York. From ...
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Terracotta Sunscreens – Baguette

Baguette Sunscreens can lend a subtle variation, add texture to a building, or create a work of art. Both energy efficient and aesthetically pleasing, terracotta sunscreens are composed of extruded material in a wide variety of profiles, colors, and finishes. Supported internally by a metal reinforc...
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You Can Now Buy and Ship a Home on Amazon

One of the freshest items available on Amazon is a tiny home that can be shipped right to your doorstep — or wherever it is you want to set it up. A pre-fabricated house made from cargo shipping containers may just be the home you're looking for. Read more here at futurism....
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What is the difference between laminates and veneers?

Veneer refers to thin slices of wood that are practically peeled of the wood. The slices are usually less than 3 mm (1/8 inch) thick. Veneer is usually obtained either by peeling the trunk of a tree or by slicing large rectangular blocks of wood known as flitches. Laminates, specifically, are a mul...