Originally published in Interiors & Sources

05/22/2007

DesignFlash - 05.22.07

 
May 22, 2007

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Maya Romanoff's True Metals

Maya Romanoff introduces True Metals™, an extraordinary new line of tiles that are painstakingly hand-processed using an ancient technique that creates a warm, permanent patina.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Designweave's ConstruKt

Designweave's ConstruKt features sleek shapes, tantalizing texture, sculptured accents and a striated palette of neutrals to infuse your space with style that's current yet classic.

 

Buildings Can Play a Key Role in Combating Climate Change
Significant gains can be made in efforts to combat global warming by reducing energy use and improving energy efficiency in buildings. According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program, the right mix of appropriate government regulation, greater use of energy saving technologies and behavioral change can substantially reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the building sector, which accounts for 30 percent to 40 percent of global energy use.
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Myths Persist Regarding Merger & Acquisitions
“With all the M&A activity the architecture and engineering industry has witnessed in the last few years, it's surprising how many misconceptions or myths persist among buyers and sellers,” says Steve Gido, CFA, a principal with ZweigWhite—a firm that conducts an annual survey on mergers & acquisitions in the A/E industry.
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Fire Protection Engineers are a Valuable Part of any Building Construction Team
Society demands that the buildings it occupies be safe from the threat of fire. As a result, a significant portion of the cost of modern building construction is devoted to fire protection features. Fire protection engineers are the professionals who assure that these features all work together as a system to protect life and property, and to preserve continuity of operation.
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Architectural Concrete Design Firm Announces Green Practices
Denver-based Concrete habitat™ announced that it is replacing 25 percent of its cementious material with a post-industrial waste product eligible for LEED® points from the USGBC.

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GUEST COLUMNIST

IDEC Report: From Classroom to Client: Communicating Effectively
By Catherine Wallack and Jennifer Webb
What designers should consider to help them communicate better with their clientele.

 



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