Wind: The Invisible Force

When talking about building movement, thermal and seismic movement are generally the two categories that come to mind, but you should also be thinking about wind load!

Biophilia … it’s for everyone … in every space

Seems one can’t pick up an architecture or interior design magazine these days and not come across an article referencing biophilia. Certainly in the last few years this concept has become part of the main line buzz in design circles. It might be good for us to kind of go “back to the roots” by revisiting the founding definition or principles of biophilia.

Window Treatments from A to Z: Terms to know when specifying

Specifying window treatments involves a lot of small details – from the way they are mounted, operated and hemmed to the measurements inside and outside the area of the window. So it’s no surprise that there are a lot of important terms to know!

Expansion Joint FAQ

Find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions regarding architectural expansion joints; what they are, how to use them and more.

Why You Need to Get Passive on Fire Protection

Often, people think of fire protection systems for buildings in the active sense – meaning systems like sprinklers and extinguishers to suppress or actually put out fires. However, there are also...

3 Ways to Increase Bathroom Privacy

Public washrooms are a vulnerable area. But what can you do to provide a “no-peek” bathroom experience? When designing and purchasing partitions, here are 3 things that your guests will appreciate.