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Product • By Unity Surfacing SystemsTough-Land Series

Tough-Land Series

Our 1/2”, 3/4” 1” & 1 3/8” Thick Tough-Land Series is designed to meet and exceed all of your project needs for use on athletic area, fitness facilities, recreational areas,weight rooms, clubs, military bases, gyms and more. It is thefoundation for a smart, long-term investment in durability and beauty that will last for years to come. As the industry leader, the superior raw materials we provide, coupled with our proprietary manufacturing process, gives you the strongest, highest quality, environmentally friendly 2x2 rubber tile system above all overs. All of our products are independently laboratory tested with respect to ASTM, CPSC, AD, FM safety standards and guidelines to be installed over new and existing... More

Project • By Elkus Manfredi ArchitectsUniversities

Boston University Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre

The story of Boston University’s recently completed Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and College of Fine Arts Production Center is threefold: The new facilities enable BU College of Fine Arts School of Theatre to become a more unified and comprehensive program, with state-of-the-art facilities as teaching tools for all aspects of theatre production and performance. It is the first time in decades that College of Fine Arts performance and production students have been housed in the same location. The building is a tour de force of design, continuing to elevate Boston University’s presence on Commonwealth Avenue. With a full season of productions, Booth Theatre will quickly take its place among the many dynamic performance venu... More

Product • By ECLISSE srlECLISSE Syntesis® EI30

ECLISSE Syntesis® EI30

ECLISSE Syntesis® EI30 are fire-resistant pocket and hinged doors without the need for jambs and architraves. ECLISSE Syntesis® EI30 provides freedom with crisp clean lines for an uninterrupted finish, free drom architraves, whilst also meeting fire safety requirements. Cleverly designed to slow the spread for fire and smoke in adjacent rooms, this product like all ECLISSE FD30 products, has been tested and certified to n°EFR-16-003321-P. The kit includes the ECLISSE Syntesis® EI30 frame, plus fire-resistant door, intumescent seals, EI30 self-closing system and BIAS Soft Close with Anti-Slam. More

Project • By Haworth TompkinsTheaters

Everyman Theatre

The Liverpool Everyman is a new theatre, won in open European competition, for an internationally regarded producing company. The scope of work includes a 400 seat adaptable auditorium, a smaller performance and development space, a large rehearsal room, public foyers, exhibition spaces, catering and bar facilities, along with supporting offices, workshops and ancillary spaces. The entire façade is a large, collaborative work of public art. The design combines thermally massive construction with a series of natural ventilation systems and low energy technical infrastructures to achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating for this complex and densely inhabited urban building. The Everyman holds an important place in Liverpool culture. The origina... More

Project • By Optima Products LtdVillages

Aberdeen Sports Village

OPTIMA PROVIDES QUALITY FINISH AT £28M ABERDEEN SPORTS VILLAGE For the state of the art £28 million Aberdeen Sports Village, architects required a solution that would provide sound proof divisions between the different sports facilities, whilst maintaining the bright, open aesthetic and providing suitable viewing areas. Optima, the UK’s market leader in the design, development and installation of glass partitioning, demonstrated that their systems would tick all of the boxes. A training venue for London 2012 Olympic Games, Aberdeen Sports Village is the realisation of a vision first discussed in 2003 by funding partners the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen City Council and Sport Scotland. A major boost for sports and leisure in the r... More