Graphic Standards for Architectural Cabinetry

Life of an Architect

It was also during this time that I became intimately familiar with AWI standards. AWI stands for “ Architectural Woodworking Institute ” and they have organized the standards that we follow in our office for how cabinets are built.

ARDEX Introduces X 90 OUTDOOR™ the New Level in Mortar Standards

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ARDEX Introduces X 90 OUTDOOR™ the New Level in Mortar Standards. standard requirement of 20 cycles). Aliquippa, Pa.,

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American Standard Debuts No-Touch Toilet

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No-touch, automatic-flush toilets are pretty much standard in public restrooms because, well, you know, people are nasty, but more manufacturers are adding the technology to their residential products. Piscataway, New Jersey-based American Standard is the latest to do so. The company says its new ActiVate technology provides a hygienic, no-touch toilet flush by a […] Read Post › Bath Products American Standard Automatic-Flush Toilets Lowe's Technology

Architectural Graphic Standards - Part 2 | Life of an Architect

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Home / Architects / Graphic Standards – Part 2 Graphic Standards – Part 2 Bob Borson — October 28, 2013 — 56 Comments Last week we took a look at an article about “ architectural graphic standards ” … and I kicked that article off by stating how an architect draws is a reflection of many things … that you can frequently tell the priorities of a firm just by looking at the quality of their drawings.

Architectural Graphic Standards | Life of an Architect

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Home / Graphics / Graphic Standards Graphic Standards Bob Borson — October 21, 2013 — 99 Comments How an architect draws is a reflection of many things – you can frequently tell the priorities of a firm just by looking at the quality of their drawings. Ever since I left the last big firm I worked for (RTKL 97-98), every office I have worked for, I’ve changed the graphic standards in that office. Is there an option to graphic standards by Ramsey.

Kitchen Case Study: Tips and Products that Can Bring Your Design to the Next Level

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an undermount Silgranit kitchen sink by Blanco and the Beale Touchless Kitchen Faucet by American Standard. In exchange for the faucet, American Standard offered me the opportunity to participate in a really fun project called Style My Faucet.

IWBI Releases the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0

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The WELL Building Standard is the The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today launched the WELL Building Standard® Version 1.0 at the inaugural WELL Building Symposium in New Orleans.

Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: Tile.

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The industry standard states that un-sanded grout be used on grout joints 1/8 or less and sanded grout is used on grout joints 1/8 and larger up to 1/2 inch. Sunday, January 19, 2014. Tile Installtion FAQ: Sanded Grout or Un-Sanded Grout? Tile Installation and Tile Repair.

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Avente Tile Talk: Understanding Cement Tile Bullnose Trim or Molding

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First, there are no industry standards and this results in numerous colloquial terms used to identify the same type of finished edge. Remember that there is no specific standard for right and left hand bullnose pieces. design standards. Tuesday, February 4, 2014.

Cupboards Kitchen and Bath: American Standard ICU Sink and.

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American Standard ICU Sink and Faucet System. to get on board with American Standard and their new ICU sink and faucet system. Labels: american standard , bathroom design , commercial interiors , sinks. American Standard ICU Sink and Faucet System.

ANSI Standards and ANSI Committee

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ANSI Standards. ANSI standards for ceramic and glass tile, tile installation materials, and tile installation requirements are available from TCNA. They are periodically revised or reaffirmed by the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) A108, for which TCNA is the Secretariat. Available standards and their status. Do I have the most current version of a standard? Updates to ANSI Standards. Shop for standards.

The Gold Standard: 10 Outrageously Beautiful Things

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(Image credit: Dahlarna ). The legendary King Midas was blessed (or cursed, depending on how you look at it) with a condition where everything he touched turned to gold. To me, that sounds like a bit much — I'd settle for just one or two gold things per room.

Standard Solar Installs 47.9kW Solar Array on Alice Ferguson Foundation’s New Education Building

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Standard Solar, a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, installed a 47.9 kW solar array on the roof of the Alice Ferguson

ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) A108

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The Committee works to develop standards which define the installation of ceramic and glass tile as well as the test methods, physical properties, and sustainability of ceramic and glass tile, and installation materials. These are voluntary standards which are intended to serve as a guide to the general public, manufacturers, distributers, and others in the tile industry. Anyone can submit requests for new standards or suggestions for revisions to existing standards.

Standard Products Offers 3 Different Ways to Do 3D Printed Furniture — Design News

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(Image credit: Standard Objects). Standard Objects gives you three ways to bring home 3D-designed pieces that range from DIY to totally hands-off. 3D printing is definitely making design more democratic. But what if you're not a CAD expert?

Exceptional Faucet Designs From The World of 3D Printing

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You haven’t seen faucet design until you’ve seen these modern 3D printed faucets from DVX by American Standard. Bathroom 3D printed faucets American Standard DVX faucet design selective laser sintering

Cornell Tech to Build High-Rise Residential Building to Passive House Standards

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The first residential building on Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus will become the first high-rise residential building in the world built to passive house (PH) standards, a rigorous

EPA Announces Inclusion of Green Squared in Federal Government Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing

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Washington, DC) – Green Squared®, the American National Standard Specifications for sustainable ceramic tiles, glass tiles, and tile installation materials, has been added to the current US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing, updated at the close of 2016, the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) announced today. For Immediate Release: January 31, 2017.

Not Standard Issue

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Sometimes all it takes to make a kitchen memorable is a curving countertop—really, why not stray from the straight line? But of course, there's more to the Cloe kitchen than a creative contour. Pairing a deeply textured dark elm with satin-finish white surfaces produces a scintillating contrast.

Updates to ANSI Standards

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This Update, released January 31, 2014, provides changes to the A137.2-2012 standard that were balloted and approved by the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee A108 in 2013. These changes have been incorporated into the digital version of the standard released after January 31, 2014. The nomenclature for specifying the most current standard is ANSI A137.2-2013. A137.2.

Why is my White Marble Turning Yellow?

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White Thinset is the standard recommendation for Bianco Carrara, Calacata, Onyx, Thassos, most Limestone, and other light or translucent stones.

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Money Floors

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Nickel floor tile featured in a Seattle bathroom: The Nickel floor bathroom was inspired by the Standard Grill''s penny tiled floor in NYC I found these tiled floors on Apartment Therapy.what a cool use of coins!

Bringing a Modern Country Look to an Old Farmhouse Bathroom

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The standard rough in is 12”; however, I had to buy a 14” rough in because our drain was set out further from the wall. Florida, August 2016 – Before and afters are such a fun part of design, reminiscing the old and celebrating the new.

Time2Design: Steam Cooking the "IT" Appliance!


An appliance that is becoming a standard "IT" appliance when making appliance selections in kitchen design is quickly becoming the Steam Oven - taking on as much importance as a standard oven. PAGES. SLIDESHOW. FOLLOW. CONTACT. ABOUT. Steam Cooking the "IT" Appliance!

How to Pick the Perfect Grout

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Matching Caulk : You can actually buy caulk that matches your grout rather than just going with a standard white or clear. Okay, so grout is NOT the most interesting thing to read about; however, it’s such an important part of design!

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Made In the USA: AC Tile Lines Made in America

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The field tiles range from a standard 4×4 to an arabesque and elongated hexagon. Because of the our nation’s Independence Day, the month of July is all about America.

Setting the Standard at Northwestern

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New music center at Big 12 university incorporates modern design with the familiar campus look with Indiana limestone. Featured Projects Articles

Geometric Tiles Create Style on any Budget

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Create a pattern using plain or solid-color tiles using different standard formats. We use a standard grout thickness of 3-4 mm on all formats. Pieces are then finished with standard (smooth), Limestone, Travertine or Luna texture. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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kbculture: Happy Equal-Opportunity Mother's Day!

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skip to main | skip to sidebar. 09 May 2014. Happy Equal-Opportunity Mothers Day! Speaking [or writing] as a woman, I say lets not rush to judgment on the basis on an unfortunate choice of words in this 1938 ad.

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TCF West: A Solid Spin on ARDEX PC-T

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For non-standard applications, we always recommend contacting ARDEX’ technical experts for guidance.). Michael Rosenblat, Owner of TCF West Inc.

Before & After: A Standard Issue Bathroom Gets a (Super Special) New Look — Professional Project

Apartment Therapy

Project by: Jen and Eric Alden of Rara Avis Design. Location: Rose Park Historic Neighborhood - Long Beach, California. Jen and Eric's bathroom, while not a total eyesore, was in need of some major updating. Being visual people with a practical bent, they decided that they wanted a bathroom that could stand up to water. Like, almost every inch of it. Coupled with some lucky vintage finds, their tile transformation makes for a pretty impressive overhaul. READ MORE ». Professional Project.

kbculture: Malleable Metal, Indeed

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The plumbing world is predicated on standardization—for very good and obvious reasons—so I guess Im drawn to this twisted tap because of its against-the-stream aesthetics. skip to main | skip to sidebar. 12 June 2014. Malleable Metal, Indeed.

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kbculture: Cross-Culture Kitchen

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Such a curious flourish in a standard-issue contemporary kitchen. skip to main | skip to sidebar. 08 April 2014. Cross-Culture Kitchen. The natural wood shelves are a comfortable enough contrast, but its the carved and painted column capital that really catches the eye.

What Has Me “Singing In the Shower”? DXV

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Architectural Detail Bathrooms BlogTour 2014 Design Easy Updates for the Home Inspiration Kitchens Stone and Tile Allison Victoria American Standard AT200 Smart Toilet by DXV BlogTour NYC Debbie Drury Director of Luxury Product Marketing for DXV DXV by American Standard Eatly HGTV Luxury bath fixtures Margaret Monteleone Modenus Saint George Collection The Classic Movement The Contemporary Movement The Fitzgerald Suite by American Standard The Golden Era The Modern Movement Veronika Miller

A Better Saltillo Tile: Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

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The tiles come with a standard smooth finish; however, additional textures are available to create a weathered, antiqued patina. There are four standard Rustic Paver Textures. one of these four standard Rustic Paver Textures. A Saltillo tile entry features a cement tile rug.

WEBINAR: Capillary Passive Drainage for Exterior Tiling Installations

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Mark is active on many industry committees including the ANSI ASC A108 standards committee, NTCA Technical committee, MMSA, and IICRC substrate committee Join us on August 22 at 1:00 pm Central Daylight (2:00 pm ET) time for a one-hour educational webinar.

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SPONSORED POST: 4 Stunning Bathrooms Inspired by Great Eras of Design — DXV by American Standard

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When it comes to bathroom design, the focus is more often on function rather than form. But there’s really no reason why your bathroom can’t become one of your most inspiring spaces. We took a look at four beautiful new baths that take inspiration from great eras of design to create a timeless space.

Do I have the most current version of a standard?

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ANSI standards are periodically revised and reaffirmed by the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) A108. TCNA uses the nomenclature system described below to indicate the year in which an ANSI standard has been revised and/or reaffirmed and when it was made available (released). To determine if you have the most current version of a standard, check your copy against the list of the most current version available.

Self-Clean Toilets, Smart Showers and Luxury for the Kitchen & Bath ~ #BlogTourKBIS


The American Standard product that caught my attention during KBIS was thier Self-Cleaning Toilet. photo credit American Standard The new ActiClean system is the toilet that cleans itself.

Elevations Relief Cement Wall Tile from Avente Tile

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Additionally, the tiles are available with a standard smooth surface or an optional waxed finish that provides a classy, satin sheen. Standard finish installed without grout. Angles relief cement tiles in grey with standard finish. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.