Category Archives: Architecture / Building Design

Futuro Futuro On The Red Carpet: “Loft” Range Hood in “Side Effects” Movie

Futuro Futuro’s elegant “Loft” range hood is one of the most popular choices for today’s cutting edge, minimalist kitchens. The sleek stainless-steel column, measuring only 16″ x 16″, houses a powerful 940-CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) blower, innovative Perimeter Suction System, and digital controls. The Loft range hood is an ideal complement to the VERVE and GLAM kitchens from Minimal USA, chosen for the conversion of the “Little Red House” historic building in Downtown Manhattan. The Location: LITTLE RED HOUSE

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Project Review: Waldfogel Residence in San Francisco – featuring Futuro Futuro 48″ Plane Island range hood

Project Name: Waldfogel Residence Location: San Francisco, California, United States Design/Build: Ehrlich Architects [Houzz Profile] [Website] Kitchen Style: Contemporary/Modern Range Hood: Futuro Futuro 48″ Plane Island [Product Information] Project Description: Urbane and sophisticated, this 8,000 sf house in Silicon Valley takes its cues from the surrounding community and its art collector owners. The house opens on all sides through a pinwheel plan organized around a 3-feet-thick poured-in-place concrete axial wall that is punctuated by shelves displaying the couple‚Äôs unique art

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Fiber Cement could be your home’s new favorite siding

When it comes to picking the correct siding finish for your house it’s not always easy to get the correct balance between style, durability, maintenance and most of all affordability. When you pick materials such as wood, stone, brick, vinyl or stucco, then you may end up with only a few of the above options. The only way to achieve all four of these is to go with fiber cement, which is a mix of wood pulp and Portland cement

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Italian Glass Flooring by Vitrealspecchi: fabulously functional

Glass flooring creates an instant, undeniable allure. There’s something about the glow and aethereal visuals that makes it immensely attractive to high-end building applications. Architects and designers love it for the creative freedom – structural glass flooring lets you “move light” throughout the structure, illuminating and showcasing different levels. Whether a multi-story retail mall that reveals and illuminates lower-level stores via glass walkways, an environmentally-conscious museum or art gallery that uses natural light cascading through structural glass, or a luxury

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