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Hickok Cole enlists GPI Design to execute a grand backlit concept in the lobby of a historic Washington, D.C. office building, Franklin Square.

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January 17, 2022

SERIES: TOP 10

Sweating the Details

It's no secret that scores of people turn their attention away from holiday indulgences and toward health and wellness at the beginning of each year. To get us started on the right foot, Forum editors are sharing their favorite health and wellness project inspiration and products.

January 14, 2022

Charming To Meet You

Introducing Durasein’s Charming collection, a stunningly subtle range of neutral solid surfaces that are anything but basic.

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TRENDING ON THE FORUM

Discover the top stories about influential spaces and makers in the commercial construction + design industry.    Browse More Articles >

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December 30, 2021

BEST OF | FORUM BY MORTARR 2021

You came, you read, you stayed. From NeoCon 2021’s most memorable, to all things DIRTT, to celebrating the life of a legend, these are the Forum by Mortarr’s most read articles in 2021.

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December 30, 2021

BEST OF | MORTARR CONVERSATIONS 2021

KFI Studios, Kalwall, Stahl, Infinite Façade, Architectural Systems, Inc., Pioneer Millworks, Feeney, ASID, Studio O+A,  Humanscale, mindful MATERIALS, and more.

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December 16, 2021

THE GREAT MIDDOORS

According to WHO, noise pollution is the number two killer of humans, after air pollution. Enter midscapes – expanded outdoor spaces – which offer the benefit of an acoustic buffer zone that is a safe and healthy setting for productivity. Additionally, extending the exterior footprint of a building adds benefits such as biophilia and solar protection. GKD Metal Fabrics explains more.

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October 11, 2021

Our Most Memorable from NeoCon 2021

Mortarr and the Forum were just in Chicago for NeoCon, and while there were many favorite products and moments, our team is still talking about some. To kick off our recap coverage, here are our most memorable.

SUSTAINABILITY FROM THE FORUM

We're committed to building a healthier world. Look for the green sustainability design tile to read about sustainability across the industry.   Browse More Articles >

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November 1, 2021

TAKE A SEAT,  ANYWAY YOU'D LIKE

In 1984, Steve Jobs introduced U.S. consumers to Apple and transformed the way we work. That same year, in Europe, Norwegian industrial designer Peter Opsvik created the HÅG Capisco chair and altered the way we find comfort while performing that work.

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September 8, 2021

The search begins for new leadership at U.S. Green Building Council and Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

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August 19, 2020

OBSESSED WITH IMPACT

Meet Eric Corey Freed, architect, founder, author, teacher, speaker, CannonDesign’s Director of Sustainability, and a self-proclaimed sustainability comedian.

NEWS AROUND THE INDUSTRY

The latest from across the commercial construction + design industry.   Discover More Industry News >

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December 16, 2021

BENDHEIM'S CHANNEL GLASS INSTALLED AT NEW YORK CITY SCHOOL

Architects selected three-dimensional, privacy-friendly Lamberts® channel glass from Bendheim to complement the geometric façade of a new school for special needs students in New York City.

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December 7, 2021

ARCHITECTS FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ARE SCHOLARSHIP FOR ASPIRING BLACK ARCHITECTS

The deadline to apply for the inaugural scholarship, which helps cover costs associated with the Architect Registration Examination, is Jan. 14, 2022.

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May 11, 2021

THE GREAT IDEA MAKER

Art Gensler, the architect and entrepreneur who founded the world's largest architecture and design firm and led it for more than a half-century, died Monday of lung disease at 85. According to Gensler, he passed away peacefully in his sleep at his Mill Valley, California, home.