01.28.13 Barnes Foundation
In 2009 the New York City Parks Department began replacing sections of the famous Coney Island Boardwalk, built in 1923, with synthetic decking materials and concrete. The old wood, which is a dark ipe from the now-endangered Brazilian rain forests, ended up in dumpsters and salvage yards.
12.17.12 Port Moody Sail & Paddle Center
The Port Moody Sail & Paddle Center is a local boating center with a large multi-use space for the community. The City of Port Moody wanted the new building to express the heritage of the area, so the decision was made early in the design process to use a heavy timber structure that was being [...]
11.19.12 Green Building Alliance Office
The Green Building Alliance (GBA) has been active in the Pittsburgh area building community as an advocate for sustainable construction and green building products for many years, so when the need for new office space arose, their path was clear.
09.17.12 Starbucks University Village Store
As part of Starbucks Coffee Company’s 2008 unveiling of their Shared Planet commitment to “ethical sourcing, environmental stewardship and community involvement,” was a new approach to their store designs with the intention of creating a local, community-centered feel.