Driven by a desire to serve our customers, YKK AP America offers market-driven products backed by world-class technology and a dedication to be the very best at what we do. Consistent with the philosophies and principles of the global YKK Group, we combine engineering, innovative system designs, and vertically integrated manufacturing processes to provide fenestration systems at the highest level of quality and at a competitive price.
Committed to protecting the environment and the communities in which we operate, the Dublin, Georgia manufacturing center has achieved ISO 14001 status recognizing our advanced environmental management systems for recycling and the conservation of natural resources.
For efficiency and aesthetics from the ground up, architects are specifying 3M adhesives, tapes, and protective films for a wide variety of applications. 3M VHB Structural Glazing Tapes have been building a worldwide success record since 1990. 3M VHB Tapes for Architectural Metal Panels keep surfaces smooth and secure in high profile buildings from L.A. to Dubai.
AkzoNobel makes a complete line of liquid spray and powder coatings to meet the needs of the architectural aluminum market. TRINAR® and Interpon® D3000 are premium liquid and powder coatings that meet the AAMA 2605 spec, and are ideal for any project that requires lasting durability and beauty.
Alumil NA is the US subsidiary of Alumil, the largest privately owned aluminum extrusion group in South-East Europe in terms of production, distribution network and range of aluminum profile systems. It is among the top suppliers of branded aluminum systems for curtain wall, unitized curtain wall, window wall, sliding doors and windows for architectural use. With more than 30 years of experience, Alumil is one of the most advanced companies globally in the design and production of aluminum extrusion products with state-of-the-art production lines in all its factories.
Avenere Cladding specializes in NeaCera® solid wall Terra-cotta Rainscreen Solutions and Vizor™ Sunscreens. Featuring a superior, high strength composition and a fully engineered 2 piece support system – resulting in lower installed cost; more than 50 standard & custom colors, and a host of shapes and sizes; suitable for a wide range of trades. Backed by an industry-leading warranty of up to 30 years including Lifetime Graffiti Protection. Every project includes comprehensive shop drawings, and pre-construction and field orientations.
Bayer MaterialScience LLC is a leading global producer of polyurethane and polycarbonates with ~14,700 employees at 30 production sites and 2012 sales of €11 billion. Bayer’s Makrolon® sheet and Hygard® laminates are transparent, lightweight, practically indestructible alternatives to glass for security applications. We also feature Hygard® Sentinel blast-resistant façade.
Boston Valley Terra Cotta is recognized as an innovative manufacturer of architectural ceramics, producing architectural terra cotta, roof tile and the only U.S. manufactured rain screen system, TerraClad™. BVTC has collaborated on numerous R&D initiatives with visiting artists, scientists, and architects, participating in construction projects from design development to completion.
Cambridge Architectural is the leading North American manufacturer of architectural mesh systems that incorporate a variety of attachment methods and metal fabric patterns. We specialize in designing, building & installing tension systems that offer many design solutions. Cambridge Architectural’s applications-based approach to our product offering allows us to focus simultaneously on aesthetics and functionality.
Cladding Corp masters the art and science of proper drained and back-ventilated (DBV) rainscreen design, to serve as North America’s rainscreen solution provider. Our diverse portfolio – of terracotta, fibercement, ceramic and attachment systems – enables us to offer architects a single cladding source for all their rainscreen design needs.
CLEB (Building Envelope Laboratory and Consulting) offers a unique gateway to services related exclusively to the building envelope field, including unique laboratory installations accredited by the main organizations recognized in North America and a dedicated team of professionals, backed by over thirty years of experience and evolution (www.cleb.com).
Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc. (CGH) is a leading manufacturer of high performance products for multi-use buildings with a focus on security, detention, protective, and energy efficient glazing among its vast offerings. The companies under the CGH banner are: Global Security Glazing, Dlubak Specialty Glass, Solar Seal, Columbia Commercial Building Products, and North American Specialty Glass.
Cosella-Dörken delivers innovative, high-performance air and moisture barriers for commercial and residential construction sold under the DELTA® brand. A North American manufacturer in Beamsville, Ontario, Cosella-Dörken Products, Inc. is a subsidiary of Ewald Dörken AG, a leading European developer and manufacturer of waterproofing and drainage products sold worldwide. Cosella-Dörken delivers premium products, providing educational support.
Cosentino is excited to launch our newest innovation – Dekton® Ultracompact surfacing material. Dekton is produced via a state of the art production process which is resin-free and uses only inorganic materials. The result is a revolutionary engineered stone product in thin, Ultra-large format panels for use in ventilated rainscreen façade applications. The product exhibits superior performance in UV durability and graffiti resistance along with a non-combustible DNA.
EPIC Metals’ Architectural & Sun Screens enhance a building’s façade and/or reduces heat gain and energy consumption. These panels artfully conceal utilitarian applications like parking garages or highlight building entrances. Options include five panel shapes, various spans, and multiple colors and perforation patterns to meet any design requirements.
As the leading full service provider of woven metal fabric for architectural solutions, GKD-USA draws on more than 85 years of German engineering excellence, precision American manufacturing and expertise as the originator of the category. Serving as technical design consultants on each project, our collaboration with architects begins at the conceptual design phase and continues through specification, installation and testing.
Hilti provides leading-edge technology to the global construction industry. Hilti products, systems and services offer the construction professional innovative solutions with outstanding added value. Hilti is your reliable partner for firestopping and anchor solutions.
JE Berkowitz, LP is a leading architectural glass fabricator. Founded in 1920, the ISO 9001 certified company serves customers for the domestic and overseas architectural markets. Products include Tempered Glass, Insulating Glass, Spandrel Glass, Silk-Screen Glass, Glass Doors and Entrances, Laminated Glass and Point Supported Canopy and Wall Systems.
Kawneer offers architectural aluminum building products and systems for the commercial construction industry. From thermal efficiency and sustainability to hurricane and blast resistance, we offer a dynamic range of innovative, high-performing products/systems for renovation and new construction. Kawneer’s comprehensive product portfolio includes entrances, framing systems, windows and curtain wall systems.
Kuraray Glass Laminating Solutions provide architects with safe and durable laminated glazing solutions with its polyvinyl butyral (PVB) and SentryGlas(r) ionoplast interlayers, used in a variety of applications, including glass facades, railings, skylights, canopies, and glass floors.
Sourcing the Finest British Stones!
We offer you a wealth of British stone – rich in colour, character, heritage and reserves. Marshalls Stancliffe Stones has the largest reserves of British dimensional stone in the UK, sourced from well established quarries located across England, the lowlands of Scotland and Wales. Records show that many of the quarries have been actively worked since the 1800s.
Stylishly designed for enduring performance, MEG Inc provides high performance exterior grade wall panels for Rainscreen cladding applications. MEG panels are fade resistant, and don’t warp, splinter, crack, check, peel or delaminate. From neutral tones to bold colors or textured finishes, MEG offers a broad palette to suit your design needs.
Nupress Facades is a next generation designer and manufacturer of structural glass facade systems. We employ the latest design, engineering and manufacturing technologies to produce state of the art custom manufactured hardware systems to meet the most demanding facade design requirements. This allows forward thinking design professionals the freedom to design tomorrow’s structural glass walls.
As an architect you’re always constrained by the cost of materials and the ability of contractors to implement your ideas. The Ornamental Metal Institute of New York helps designers develop solutions that can transform their ideas into reality.
Today, ventilated facades are considered to be the most advanced, effective and safest means of installing ceramic tiles on facades, providing buildings with aesthetic, technical and environmental benefits. Porcelanosa offers technical assistance throughout your entire project, from the design stage through to construction. We offer a multidisciplinary team comprising architects, engineers, CAD experts and tile specialists.
The first and only glass company to have its entire collection of architectural glass products Cradle to Cradle Certified, PPG offers the industry’s broadest selection of tinted and performance glasses. Leading products include the Solarban family of solar control, low-e glasses, Sungate passive, low-e glass and Starphire ultra-clear glass.
Wood has been worked by man for thousands of years, and its applications have gradually been mastered over time. At Prodema, we have updated that age-old experience, adding a large dose of state-of-the-art technology, to create an original and avant-garde range of natural wood products for the world of architecture, which had been inconceivable up until recent years, for their appearance, quality, range, and, above all, durability.
Quanex Building Products is a global supplier of insulating glass spacer systems, vinyl and composite extrusions, window and door components, and screen products offering an array of high-performance
products and technical service. Quanex is listed on the NYSE under the symbol NX. For further information, visit www.Quanex.com/Architect.
As the originator and world leader of deep textured metals, Rigidized® Metals manufactures and fabricates one-of-a-kind sheet goods, wall coverings, and panels. The Rigidized® process adds strength, impact resistance, and the ability to hide scratches, while also allowing for down-gauging, resulting in lighter, longer-lasting products and reduced maintenance costs.
ROXUL Inc. is the North American operations of ROCKWOOL International, the world’s largest stone wool manufacturer. In the spring of 2014, a 600,000 sq. ft. facility opened in Marshall County, Mississippi; approximately 30 miles south of Memphis. This facility will facilitate the growing demand for ROXUL product in the US.
SAFTIFIRST is a leading USA-manufacturer of fire rated glazed walls, openings and entrances for over 35 years and the only single-source USA-manufacturer of fire resistive glass and framing systems. Our products are listed by UL and Intertek/WHI from 20 minutes to 2 hours. SAFTIFIRST also distributes PYRAN Platinum fire rated ceramics in North America.
SageGlass® is advanced dynamic glass that can be electronically tinted or cleared to optimize daylight and improve the human experience in buildings. SageGlass enables you to control sunlight and glare without shades or blinds, maintaining your view and connection to the outdoors and significantly reducing energy consumption.
Sapa Extrusions is North America’s leading producer of extruded aluminum. We offer the industry’s broadest product capabilities in press sizes and tonnages, alloy selection, circle sizes, and profile types. Our North American Technical Center bring unprecedented value to customers with design and technical support, mechanical and application engineering, and metallurgy.
Schüco provides state-of-the-art window and façade technology tailored for all market sectors, from private homes to commercial and industrial projects. To achieve this, a broad product portfolio consisting of high quality materials is needed. Schüco systems meet and exceed the most demanding requirements for energy efficiency, security, comfort and design.
Based in Gersthofen near Munich, sedak GmbH & Co. KG is one of the world’s leading glass processing companies. Supported through its own intensive research and development, the company produces high-quality insulated and safety glass, and spectacular all-glass designs for architecture. The company’s unique projects regularly garner innovation awards for glass stairs, glass bridges and all-glass buildings. Delivering glass products made to the very highest standards, sedak’s production facilities process, temper, laminate, and print panes of glass in sizes of up to 10’6″ x 49′.
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With over 250 institutional projects in the US, Shildan is the leading supplier of terracotta rainsceen & sunscreen products for breathtaking, high performance building facades. A concept to completion company, we take pride in the projects we work on and the relationships we build with architects, owners, installers, GCs and project managers over the course of each project.
Sika Corporation is a leading supplier of specialty chemical products and industrial materials serving construction and industrial markets. Sika’s technologies focus on sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting. Product lines include concrete admixtures, specialty mortars, epoxies, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring, sealants, adhesives, specialty acoustic and reinforcing materials. Sika always fulfills the highest quality standards.
Spectrum Metal Finishing, Inc., is a custom applicator of liquid and powder coatings servicing the commercial construction markets throughout the US. A member of PPG’s elite “Certified Applicator Program” and ISO-9001 Certified. Licensed by all major Kynar 500 paint suppliers. We meet/exceed all AAMA 2603, 2604, and 2605 specs with capabilities up to 33’ with 20 year warranties.
SWISSPEARL is the leading European manufacturer of cement composite façades for quality, high-end architecture. As the world leader in coloration technology and facade knowledge, our cement panels offer a wide range of products, aspects and colors specially designed to meet architects’ needs for superior rainscreen cladding applications.
TerraCORE Panels can be used anywhere dimensional stone has been chosen with multiple advantages including cost effectiveness, 80% reduction in weight and ease of installation. As such, TerraCORE’s system is the stone or porcelain cladding product of choice by many architects, general contractors, engineers, interior designers and developers throughout the world.
Trespa is a leading global producer of innovative and inspirational façade solutions, turning architectural ideas into lasting reality. Trespa’s focus is on product development, combining quality manufacturing technologies with intelligent solutions for architectural applications.The premier product line Trespa® Meteon®, Trespa’s leading family of architectural panels for façades and exterior applications is created to inspire, engineered to perform and built to endure.
View Inc. is the pioneer in large-scale architectural dynamic glass. View designs and manufactures a new generation of dynamic glass that intelligently adjusts its tint levels. View Dynamic Glass enables unparalleled control over the amount of light and heat entering a building – dramatically increasing comfort while reducing building energy consumption.
W&W Glass is one of New York’s largest architectural glass and metal subcontractors, specializing in unitized curtain walls, storefronts, and interior glass and glazing. W&W is the North American distributor of the Pilkington PlanarTM structural glass system. Pilkington is renowned worldwide for its high-quality glass fabrication and fully tested warrantied systems.
Our mission is to promote architects and architecture in Maryland through legislative action at the State level; advancing architectural education and training and the aesthetic, science, and practice of architecture; and enhancing the built environment for the benefit of the public.
A prominent voice for global architecture, Archinect.com is “the place” where architecture professionals, future architects and the building design community come together to share ideas and discuss key issues and trends in the industry. Archinect’s readers have become addicted to the site’s up-to-the-minute content, which is generated by architects and respected architectural writers. Its interactive nature inspires hundreds of daily reader contributions regarding news, discussions, gossip, reviews and popular blog entries.
Bustler, the sister site to Archinect, focuses on keeping the design community busy and inspired. Bustler.net has become the go-to online publication for competition and event listings in the architecture and design industries. Bustler hosts a highly targeted audience of architects and designers seeking competition and events information. The user base is comprised of architects, interior designers, landscape designers, urban planners, students, and designers from other related disciplines.
CTBUH is the world’s leading resource for professionals focused on the inception, design, construction, and operation of tall buildings and future cities. A not-for-profit organization, CTBUH facilitates the exchange of the latest knowledge available on tall buildings internationally through publications, research, events, working groups, web resources including The Skyscraper Center, and international representatives.
Planetizen Courses have been developed in collaboration with working professionals to bring you knowledge that you can use in your work. We’ve been providing online courses since 2005, with classes taught by professionals for professionals.
SMPS’ mission is to advocate for, educate, and connect leaders in the building industry. SMPS’ vision is for premier professional service firms to recognize SMPS as their most trusted resource for building business and achieving success.The NY Area Chapter serves marketing professionals in the Greater NYC Metro area. The chapter has more than 250 members from over 220 of the area’s leading A/E/C firms. The chapter was founded in 1984 and is one of the largest chapters in the nation.
Urban Green Council is the New York affiliate of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Our mission is to advance the sustainability of urban buildings through education, advocacy and research.
A nonprofit organization established in 2002, Urban Green’s in-house experts and a dedicated network of volunteers are helping to transform the built environment in New York City with models that can be replicated in urban centers nationwide.
The Architect’s Newspaper serves up news and inside reports to a niche community of architects, designers, engineers, landscape architects, lighting designers, interior designers, academics, developers, contractors, and other parties interested in the built urban environment. The Architect’s Newspaper delivers quality news and cultural reporting through print, web, blog, newsletter, or twitter—all the news you want, in all the ways you want to get it. If you care about architecture and design, join our community and get in the know.
With architects continuing to push the boundaries of complex structure design, Enclos took initiative to create a group operating in a multidisciplinary manner to match the ongoing changes of the construction marketplace. Using creative, enthusiastic and passionate individuals, Enclos Corp debuted the Advanced Technology Studio (ATS) in 2009 to meet growing design parameters and sophisticated building envelopes head on. ATS is able to optimize the engineering process. Today the building skin extends the concept of the facade being a barrier from the exterior to managing light, climate and mitigating noise pollution. ATS actively pursues the advancement of the components and materials to create solutions to problems of form, usability, manufacturability, ease of installation and ergonomics via Industrial Design. This holistic approach optimizes the facade’s overall performance by challenging assumptions, giving form to ideas, redefining the norm, and pushing the limits of wall systems and how they will perform in the future.