Monthly Archive: November 2017

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Urban Land Institute Announces Global Awards for Excellence Winners

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) recently announced the 2017–2018 Global Awards for Excellence winners. The Awards for Excellence program, established in 1979 and subsequently expanded to a global program, recognizes real estate projects that achieve the highest standard of excellence in design, construction, economics, planning, and management. Widely considered the centerpiece of ULI’s...

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Video: Randek Robotic Building Systems

Wood has traditionally been used as a main building material and is considered the best material for framing. When wood is sustainably harvested, it is a renewable resource that stores carbon for the life of the building.  Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) garners the most attention but other mass timber products like Nail Laminated...

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IceStone Introduces New QuartzStone Line

QuartzStone™ by IceStone® is a commercial grade surface that complements any kitchen and bath, and is equally suited for heavy use applications such as bars, and food service/prep areas. According to the manufacturer QuartzStone is a versatile non-porous surface that is resistant to flexing, abrasion and acids, and requires minimal maintenance. QuartzStone...

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Northwestern University Features Ronbow Products in Solar Decathlon

Ronbow Corporation, a Northern California-based bathroom furnishings manufacturer, announced that two of its Adina vanities were selected for installation by Northwestern University in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2017 Solar Decathlon. The Solar Decathlon is an international competition that challenges teams of college students to design and build solar-powered houses. Northwestern’s team, House...