Jun 09, 2007No Comments

Air-inflated fabric structures Building with air, the most natural of all materials, is a special challenge because air-inflated components are used in place of the


Apr 15, 2007No Comments

Expanded polypropylene acoustical panels Pepp acoustical panels are made with ARPRO, which is expanded polypropylene bead foam. Pepp panels are lightweight, structurally rigid, and are

Tri-Chord Steel

Mar 27, 2007No Comments

Thermally-efficient steel framing system A recycled steel stud system can be an environmentally superior choice to virgin wood studs, but thermal bridging between the highly


Feb 28, 2007No Comments

Glass flooring and surfaces UltraGlas Inc. offers an embossed low-iron glass for flooring and other surface applications. UltraGlasFlooring may be laminated for suspended applications. It


Feb 20, 2007No Comments

Aluminum foam Alulight aluminum foam was designed to combine attributes such as high stiffness, low weight, and high energy absorption—qualities that enable aluminum foam to

Square Chair

Feb 08, 2007No Comments

Glass chair made with flexible suspension system Designed by Robert Buss, Square Chair No. 5 is a modern piece made of glass and steel; the

Krystal Weave

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Translucent polymer fabric Libby Kowalski of Kova Textiles developed the Krystal Weave collection because she was inspired by the water-clear yarn that is used prominently


Dec 16, 2006No Comments

Three-dimensional woven glass fabric Parabeam 3D glass fabric is woven out of a 100% e-glass yarn and consists of two deck layers bonded together by


Sep 06, 2006No Comments

Intumescent glazing system SGG Swissflam is a fire resistant and fully insulated glazing system produced from sheets of multi-laminated safety glass, separated by clear intumescent

GKD Metal Fabrics

Aug 25, 2006No Comments

Woven metal fabrics Woven metal fabrics have been developed for use as decorative and functional design elements in architecture. The French National Library in Paris