Documenting Architecture with Photos

Life of an Architect

This is a perfect example of record photography documenting what went where … what I like to call, the “Triple W” ( I just made that up) The houses that we are getting built these days are a lot more weather tight that they used to be.

Tigo Paraguay Receives Certified Design Documents for First UPTIME TIER 3 Certified Data Centre

The A to Z of Building

Millicom announces that Tigo Paraguay has successfully obtained Certified Design Documents for the first UPTIME TIER 3 Certified Data centre to be built in Paraguay, demonstrating Tigo’s

Ceramic Tile Factory Tour: Peronda through the eyes of a design blogger

Tile of Spain USA

As part of the experience, she documented her tour of the Peronda Group manufacturing facility and factory in Onda, Castellon, Spain. . Designer and blogger Michele Alfano of Mod Design Guru was selected to attend the Tile of Spain Passport to Creativity trip to Spain.

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Harvard University ceramics project to be featured at CEVISAMA 2015

Tile of Spain USA

Visitors to the trade show can view three large sculptural prototypes, smaller 3-D printed models, and a catalog documenting the investigation and extensive prototyping process involving Harvard University Graduate School of Design students.…

KHouse Modern - Progress Update 03 | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

This is the project that I will be featuring as we go through the design, construction document, and construction process. For some of you that read this site, you’ll know what I mean when I say that this project has been developed using “Revit” – a brand name for a drafting program that we use to prepare our design and construction documentation. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

A Tennessee Cafe With Granada Tile Is One of Time’s 50 Best Breakfast Diners

Granada Tile

The cafe, located in Nashville, Tennessee, received a head to tail makeover that was documented on the Food Network. A new website about breakfast from Time, Inc. features a photo of the Hermitage Café.

Large Format Tiles - Frequently Asked Questions

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Tile contractors and specifiers have a growing number of concerns and questions regarding the installation of large format tile, such as surface preparation guidelines, mortar specifications, joint widths and more.

Laticrete’s Mobile App

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Product Catalog: Network-updateable product listing with descriptions, packaging details and direct-links to additional documentation on all of our available products. LATICRETE Mobile is an industry-first, full-service jobsite reference tool.

MIA Releases Stone Industry Health and Safety Handbook

StoneDimensions

In addition, stone industry professionals can use the handbook to: Create a specialized safety program that protects both employees and the business from health and safety risks, Better understand what documents OSHA looks for when performing a health and safety inspection, and.

CUSTOM Receives CSI Specification Approval

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Custom Building Products recently received approval of its tile installation specifications from the Construction Specification Institute (CSI) through its Compliance Document Review (CDR) program. This approval indicates that Custom''s specification information saves time, reduces the number of change orders, and improves the accuracy of the specifications that make it into the project manual.

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Not All Wood-Look Tiles Are Created Equal

Architectural Ceramics

To understand the difference between a red clay, white clay, and porcelain tile, there is a document that lays out some specifications on our website here.)

Cement TIle

The Perfect Bath

An early version of it is documented in the dwellings and public buildings of Pompeii and Herculaneum; archeologists found small chards of glass or stone embedded in cement-like floors. I love cement tile.

MIA Releases Stone Industry Health and Safety Handbook

StoneDimensions

In addition, stone industry professionals can use the handbook to: Create a specialized safety program that protects both employees and the business from health and safety risks, Better understand what documents OSHA looks for when performing a health and safety inspection, and. Review stone industry specific documents and job hazard analyses which should be considered by every employee.

Best of TAB 2017 part 2: the top blog posts

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

In this installment, we share the top three blog posts of 2017: how to save money with RIM, corporate moves, and document imaging for financial institutions. [.]

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“Preserving the Past – Protecting the Future” by Jeffrey Steele

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

That’s an important thing to document. We estimate we have between 30,000 and 40,000 individual documents about the manufacture of specific tiles. TD: Do you document what you’ve found? As a child g rowing up in Scotland, Sheila A.

Queries & Quandaries

StoneDimensions

We need a document to help make our case to our supplier that we did not get what we ordered. A: Unfortunately, no such document exists, at least as an industry consensus document. Obviously the larger the order, the easier it is to justify the time and expense required to properly document the range of material to be supplied, but even in small orders, there should be some means of clarifying the expectations of both parties.

The Big Move Part VII: An Unwelcome Visitor

Kitchens for Living

The Big Move is a video series documenting the experience of downsizing from our family home in the suburbs to a condo by the Intracoastal. If you’d like to binge watch episodes I-VI you can start here.

Supplier to Buyer Stone Manual in Development for Global Stone Industry

StoneDimensions

A Note from Jim - May/June 2014

StoneDimensions

New online - several new documents and resources are now available online for you. Four new safety toolbox training documents. In fact, all 30+ safety training documents are available for free to MIA members. These documents have a coded index so that each industry segment (quarry, fabricator, restoration, etc.) Membership update - The first three months of 2014 are behind us. For any trade association, membership retention is a priority.

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Job Opening: Showroom Sales Associate – Seattle, WA

Ciao Tile

Facility with information technology, including email, spreadsheets, and document creation. Statements Tile is currently seeking applicants for the position of Showroom Sales Associate at our south Seattle location. Under the direction of the Showroom Manager, the Showroom Sales Associate is responsible for operations at the showroom including customer service, updating and maintaining the sample library, and other support for the Showroom Manager.

Owner Builder Disclosure Statements

The Armchair Builder

It’s a document that owner builders must sign when they go to the local building department to pull an owner builder permit. Owner Builder Disclosure Statements: What are they? Many municipalities throughout the U.S. use something called Owner Builder Disclosure Statements to protect homeowners, or future homeowners, from unlicensed contractors. What kinds of things [.]. Owner-Builder

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Rinne Allen and the Harvest Project

Heath Ceramics

For the last 15 years, Athens, Georgia-based photographer Rinne Allen has documented the work and process of myriad prominent chefs and artisans, including Natalie Chanin, one of our frequent (and favorite) collaborators. Is documentation a method of collaboration for you?

LockLizard FAQ

The Tile Council of North America Blog

Where do I get the digital documents I have just purchased? Do I have to be connected to the Internet to view a digital document? Can I copy and paste text from digital documents? When I try to open the digital document, I get the error “Please close your screen capture application.”. Where do I get the digital documents I have just purchased? Each license grants you access to view a digital document on one computer.

NIOSH/OSHA Hazard Alert

StoneDimensions

This document highlights the CISC written comments on OSHA's proposal in a quick and clear manner. Please refer to www.marble-institute.com/silica for current information and key document links.

The Art of Quality Tile Installations

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Self-leveling underlayment is one of things that often goes missing from the construction documents. CUSTOM recently spoke with Roger Leasure, president of Northern California Tile & Stone (NCTS) in Sacramento, Calif.

Cement Tile

The Perfect Bath

The production of cement tile is documented as far back as the 13th century in France and Portugal with some early installations still in in remarkably good condition.

Instructions for Digital Content - Download

The Tile Council of North America Blog

After installing the license file, you may now open your protected pdc documents. You can find out more about the document protection software we are using here. The following instructions refer to accessing digital content purchased and downloaded from the TCNA website. To view these instructions in PDF format, click here. Download and unzip your file. For Windows computers, double click the SafeguardPDFViewer.exe file and follow the setup instructions.

What’s New Right Now? Kerabond™T, Tile of Spain gets ready for Cersaie, and LATICRETE wins an award

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Through research at its Centers for Excellence in Research and Development over the past two years, MAPEI has documented the successful process for installing large-format thin tile panels on walls and floors. MAPEI introduces Kerabond™ T.

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How to Stay Organized on a Cross-Country Move

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This includes all of your important documents and valuables, medications and the clothes you will need immediately before, during and after the move. Any move has the potential for stress, but a cross-country move much more so.

Praxis Portland- Thanks to All Who Attended!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Various training sessions encouragde greater communication and better construction documents. Last week, installers and architects attended a two day Placement and Polishing Event in Portland.

ARCOM, GreenWizard Collaborate to Simplify Building Product Selection and Specification Process

The A to Z of Building

the market leader in materials data and documentation for the construction industry, have partnered to build a ARCOM, the leader in building specification services and tools, and GreenWizard, Inc.,

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The Competitive Bid Process

Life of an Architect

It only seems fair that if you are going to use the cost of the project as a criterion for selecting the contractor, that the architect put together a comprehensive and thorough set of documents (drawings AND specifications) so that everyone has a “ fighting ” chance.

KERTILES – QUALITY CONTROL PROCESS

Kertiles

All this process is documented in pictures we provide to our customers for every shipment. Through our production office in Foshan, China we control quality and service for each individual order. We have established an inspection procedur in order maintain quality and integrity throughout production, packaging, and loading. general

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Instructions for Digital Content - CD or Username and Password

The Tile Council of North America Blog

After installing the license file, you may now open your protected pdc documents. You can find out more about the document protection software we are using here.

Hospitality Design: Designing Hotels for Millennials

Giotile

They live well documented lives in which they use social media to share their notable moments and special events. Millennials, born in the early 1980s to the early 2000s and with an estimated population of 70 to 80 million, are the fast-growing segment of today’s business travelers.

Roger Leasure Installs with Integrity

CUSTOM Insights Blog

Self-leveling underlayment is one of things that often goes missing from the construction documents. CUSTOM recently spoke with Roger Leasure, president of Northern California Tile & Stone (NCTS) in Sacramento, Calif.

Metal Shelf of Awesomeness

Life of an Architect

Since I am me, I wanted this drawn and documented – a task I gave to Landon in our office. It all started with a party – getting ready for one to be exact. It is not lost on me that it always seems to take having people before you decide to fix things up.

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New Options on Green Squared and an Innovative Mortar That Sets in Hours

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The NSF certification process includes a comprehensive documentation review and onsite facility audit to verify conformance to the standard upon which the Green Squared certification program is based, ANSI A138.1 New Rapid-Setting Mortar from MAPEI. In response to ceramic contractors’ needs for time-saving products, MAPEI has introduced Ultraflex™ LFT Rapid mortar to its line of fast-setting tile and stone installation systems.

Books: Selling the Dwelling

The Perfect Bath

They document the economic expansion of the new nation and the growing desire of individual homeownership that became a possibility, and then a priority, for many Americans.

Queries & Quandaries: Wire Anchors for Interior Stone Cladding

StoneDimensions

Is there a document that exists that would clarify that this is an uncommon requirement in stone installation? A: Unfortunately, I know of no existing document that addresses this. In cases where non-interchangeable consecutive numbering is required, it should be specified as such in the project documents available at the time of bid. Q: I’ve been asked to review a shop drawing submission for interior stone cladding.