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  1. Panelite

    Panelite

    Since its founding in 1998, Panelite has gained international recognition in the design field for innovative material solutions. The company's first product, a translucent honeycomb panel, was...

    01.31.09

  2. The Farm Project
    Design 101

    The Farm Project

    For the Farm Project, Mike Meiré abandoned the idea of the hyper-designed kitchen in favor of one where life—of all manners—happens.

    01.30.09

  3. Sunlight Direct

    Sunlight Direct

    Dr. Duncan Earl, who founded Sunlight Direct in 2004, co-invented a revolutionary technology for tracking, concentrating and redistributing natural sunlight through fiber optic cables. This free,...

    01.29.09

  4. Noritz

    Noritz

    Committed to helping consumers live a comfortable and efficient lifestyle, Noritz continues to provide the finest products and services to our communities. Noritz has been developing and...

    01.29.09

  5. Rinnai

    Rinnai

    Japan GeorgiaRinnai Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rinnai Japan and has been responsible for the marketing and distribution of Rinnai’s innovative products in the North American...

    01.29.09

  6. No. 10 Letterbox

    No. 10 Letterbox

    Form following function need not be formulaic. When HouseArt recently acquired Mark Naden's No. 10 from Pure Design, we rejoiced not only in its reissue, but also in the new color options like...

    $180.00

  7. TK 01

    TK 01

    Our lament at the lack of beautiful wood mailboxes was heard all the way in Seattle, where fledgling design firm Barbanc answered our call, nearly overnight. The handcrafted TK 01 is available in...

    $835.00

  8. Cadrona Letterbox

    Cadrona Letterbox

    As the Kiwis say, we were "dead chuffed" to showcase such a beaut. New Zealand's Heartlands Outdoor Living is, as far as we can tell, the only company to have created a whole line of modern styles....

    $110.00

  9. Urban Letterbox

    Urban Letterbox

    "Have a shuftie" at New Zealand's take on a standard box. Although it has the ever-urban lock option, we can just as easily see this in a cul-de-sac of Usonian-style homes. It has an industrial...

    $145.00

  10. HouseArt

    houseArt designs and manufactures contemporary house numbers that will compliment any architectural style.

    01.27.09

  11. Reclaimed Wood by TerraMai

    Reclaimed Wood by TerraMai

    For out-and-out oenophiles, what could be more satisfying than a house ensconced in redwood reclaimed from wine barrels? TerraMai's siding–redwood, teak, Douglas fir, or pine–provides the beauty of...

  12. TruWood

    TruWood

    A 2000 issue of the Christian Science Monitor shows an image of towering 130-year-old pines, captioned: "Some 150,000 houses later, there are as many trees in this California forest today as there...

  13. HardiePlank

    HardiePlank

    HardiePlank and Plyboo: a match made in eco-heaven, right? Well, the energy it takes to bring cement (or bamboo) products to your door must also be considered. Granted, HardiePlank is a durable...

  14. Metal Vertical Walls

    Metal Vertical Walls

    Ti, Al, and Cu are all excellent options for siding. These natural elements are nontoxic (you probably ate some copper in your cereal this morning) and easily recycled. But for us, copper takes the...

  15. TerraMai

    TerraMai provides distinctive, one-of-a-kind wood products for premiere commercial and residential projects throughout the world. Our products include flooring, siding...

    01.27.09

  16. Zappone

    Zappone

    On a tour of Europe, company founder J. Joseph Zappone III noticed that, unlike in the US, most European roofs were designed to be permanent. He also noticed that wood and composition materials...

    01.27.09

  17. Leave it to Beavers
    Green

    Leave it to Beavers

    It’s not unusual for New Yorkers to have problems with their neighbors; after all, many a co-op brawl has started over a little late-night noise. But it is rare for the downtown crowd to have...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Raimund Koch
    01.25.09

  18. Aluminum Clad Residential Units in San Francisco
    House Tours

    Aluminum Clad Residential Units in San Francisco

    It may not be to Queen Anne's tastes, but 1234 Howard is true to its context.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Dwight Eschliman
    01.21.09

  19. Sustainability in Stages
    My House

    Sustainability in Stages

    "Personally, I’d rather be living outside,” says architect David Hertz. As a young man surfing in Bali, he was impressed by tropical village compounds where indoors and out flow into each other. ...

    written by: Sydney LeBlanc
    photos by: Misha Gravenor
    01.20.09

  20. Emerald in the Rough
    House Tours

    Emerald in the Rough

    An architect and artist flee Dublin for the countryside to build a biodegradable house and raise their children.

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    photos by: Cornelius Scriba
    01.19.09

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