PRISM NOVEMBER 2016 EDITION

FEATURES: Landscape Architecture, Interior Design and Building with Wood

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects complete Chicago Riverwalk. The creation of six new ‘rooms’ along the river revolutionize urban connections and enrich waterfront activity. Photography: © Christian Philips

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

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INTERIORS

“Tomorrow’s Workplace” design competition

“Tomorrow’s Workplace” design competition

If you think your workplace won’t change much in the next five years, think again. Winners of the “Tomorrow’s Workplace” design competition from Staples Business Advantage and Metropolis magazine forecast that in 2021, the workplace may include inflatable pods set up...

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PPG PAINTS tells four color trends stories of 2017

PPG PAINTS tells four color trends stories of 2017

Beyond an annual color of the year selection, PPG’s team of global color experts develop a broader color trends forecast through four trends color palettes and stories, which set the tone for the following year. This year, the selection of Violet Verbena (PPG1169-5)...

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WOOD

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WoodWorks launches updated carbon calculator

WoodWorks launched an updated version of its free carbon calculator, providing more options for buildings made from cross-laminated timber (CLT) and other mass timber products. Using wood products that store carbon instead of building materials that require fossil...

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PROJECT PROFILE

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BUILDING SCIENCE
COLOR AND DESIGN

FMI reports global decorative paints market to grow at 5.3% CAGR through 2026

According to a new report by Future Market Insights titled “Decorative Paints Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016-2026”, the global decorative paints market is anticipated to reach a market valuation of $42.9 billion by 2016 end and register a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period 2016-2026.

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URBAN PLANNING

Seaport San Diego approved by San Diego Port Commission

AVRP Skyport Studios is extremely pleased that last week the San Diego Board of Port Commissioners adopted a resolution to select the Seaport San Diego development team, officially concluding the Request for Proposals process.  Approved because of its world-class...

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INDUSTRY NEWS
HISTORIC PRESERVATION
In the News…

Erdy McHenry named Architecture Firm of the Year

Pennsylvania AIA honors designers of Evo & Cira Green, Millennium Hall and Piazza at Schmidt’s Erdy McHenry Architecture, a firm known for innovative solutions-based design approach, has won the 2016 Firm of the Year Award, the highest award given to a design firm...

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Shingo Watada joins Sto Corp. as Product Manager

Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in claddings, air barriers, coatings, and building restoration systems, has announced the appointment of the newest member of its marketing team, Shingo Watada, as Product Manager of Coatings, Specialty Finishes and reStore....

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