Carlos Zapata completes curved-glass Unique tower in Quito
Photo: Uribe Schwarzkopf
New York City-based architect Carlos Zapata and Quito-based developers Uribe Schwarzkopf have completed a 24-storey glass residential building, which appears to be split in two, in the Ecuadorian capital.
Psychology of Scale: People, Buildings and Cities
Photo: Kris Provoost
In the introduction of Cities for People, Jan Gehl stated clearly that most cities have neglected the human aspect when planning the built space.
manuel cervantes combines house + studio under staggered terrace structure in mexico city
Photo: rafael gamo
manuel cervantes combines residence and design studio into one with ‘casa estudio’, situated in mexico city.
A Greek refuge with variable geometry
Photo: Viceversa, Angela Varveri & George Hatzakos
On top of the ruins of an ancient Byzantine settlement with a view of the hills of the Peloponnese, the Z-Level Architecture Office has inserted three simple volumes to create an environmentally friendly holiday home that permits flexible use.
Yugoslavia 1945–1991: a heritage to be rediscovered
Photo: Roberto Conte
“Architecture. Sculpture. Remembrance” is a research that became a book and an itinerant exhibition, now available online.
Gather Around 14 Unique Dining Areas for Thanksgiving
Photo: Joseph McHugh
Gather 'round with loved ones on Thanksgiving in these 14 living and dining rooms.
Featured Products + Furnishings
Showcase your Products
Seattle, WA
The AWS™ Pedestal System is an interlocking pedestal ...
Denver, CO
Adjustable BISON Deck Supports elevate concrete pavers, wood ...
Canton, OH
The Belden family has proudly stamped our name on billions...
Salt Lake, UT
Hand-made Encaustic Tiles in Hex and Square formats.
 
 
 
 
 
Green
Richmond Hill, ON
Covers in Play designs and manufactures Automatic Pool Covers and Retractable Pool Enclosures
cat
 
 
 
 
Green
Etobicoke, ON
Covertech has started up a blown film division and is now ...
cat
 
 
 
Green
E. Longmeadow, MA
Excel Dryer, Inc. manufactures the industry's finest quality ...
Indianapolis, IN
Our exterior panel systems are available in a wide range of standard and premium colors.
cat
 
cad
 
Landscape Architecture Firms Adapt to the COVID Recession
Salmon Arm, BC
Dinoflex has been a leading innovator in the manufacturing of recycled rubber products.
cat
 
 
Green
Auburn , NY
The Leader in Commercial Self-Watering Planter Systems
 
 
 
 
Green
Addison, IL
Fakro is the most dynamic and fastest growing roof window manufacturer in the world.
cat
 
cad
 
Green
Whitehouse Station, NJ
We specialize in manufacturing quality carriage house overhead doors and commercial overhead...
cat
 
 
Green
Wayne, NE
Fyre-Tec's line of steel window products have been developed and enhanced for over 50 years...
 
cat
 
cad
 
Magog, QC
Manufacturer and installer of helical screw piles.
cat
 
cad
 
San Antonio, TX
Specialty & Fire Rated Wood Door Frames. Customizable. Affordable. Readily Available.
 
 
cad
 
Grayslake, IL
Energy Glazed Systems is a leading producer of skylights, domes
 
 
cad
 
Gardena, CA
Dinner on the terrace. Cocktails under the stars. Now there ...
cat
 
cad
 
Green
ADFF’s 2020 Edition Brings Architecture Cinema to a Wider Audience
West Jordan, UT
Interstate Brick is widely recognized as one of the premier ...
Manchester, NH
Kalwall is the most highly insulating, diffuse light ...
Norcross, GA
Kawneer offers architectural aluminum building product systems for the commercial construction industry.
Franklin Park, IL
Just stainless steel sinks bring form and design to the workroom, the kitchen, the bath, public restrooms...
 
 
 
 
cad
ceu
Green
Waunakee, WI
Madrax began making bike racks in 1989, and we ...
cat
 
 
 
 
Green
Muskegon, MI
Lorin Industries, your world leader in coil anodizing, providing our customers with a range of creative possibilities.
cat
 
 
 
 
Green
Oakland, CA
For over a decade, Móz Designs has been collaborating with designers ...
cat
 
 
Green
Canby, OR
PAC International, Inc., is a world leader in Noise Control Solutions ...
Westminster, CO
Parasoleil creates architectural panels with exclusive patterns that provide a combination...
 
 
 
 
Green
Designing for Conscious and Purpose-Led Travel Experiences
Johns Creek, GA
PolyVision has consistently produced durable and sustainable CeramicSteel surfaces...
cat
 
 
 
Green
Monroe, NJ
Retractable pool, spa and patio enclosures, all year and all weather. It's time to relax and enjoy with quality...
cat
 
 
 
 
Salt Lake City, UT
Best products and service in the community of rainscreen façade and specialty metal materials.
Canon City, CO
Siloam Stone is suitable for even the most extreme conditions...
 
 
 
 
Green
Agoura Hills, CA
Textures-3D® is an online 3D wall panel company. For commercial and residential use.
 
 
 
 
 
Green
Sauk Rapids, MN
From acoustical applications and historic replication, to wind, rain...
Waunakee, WI
At Thomas Steele, we don’t just manufacture benches, litter ...
cat
 
cad
 
Green
Minneapolis, MN
Uni-Systems partners with owners, architects, engineers, and...
 
 
cad
 
Green
Medford, WI
With more than 2,500 employees and over two million square feet ...
Blueprint Awards 2020 Winners Announced!
Featured Design Professionals
Profile Your Design Firm
back to top
designguide.com is a comprehensive and efficient research, communication and advertising platform for the building & design industry.

Including a directory of top American Design Professionals including: architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, lighting designers.

A showcase of quality Building Products and Furnishings for both commercial and residential projects, including the top North American manufacturers of computer software & tools, site construction materials, concrete materials, masonry materials & stone, steel & metal products, wood & plastics products, thermal & moisture protection products, roofing products, door & window products, finish materials, special construction products, appliances & building equipment, furniture and furnishing products, special construction systems, lifts & elevators, plumbing fixtures, mechanical equipment, lighting fixtures & electrical equipment.

Resource links to important design & building industry sites including associations, books & videos, calendars, competitions, design centers, directories, education resources, e-zines, employment resources, historical, magazines, museums, supplies and design related travel.

User features include a professional CEU learning center, a national building code center, a material & furnishings marketplace, a building & design blog-o-sphere, a movie house streaming building & design videos and an industry event calendar, all updatable by the site users.

Industry focused e-newsletters include: "Connect" (industry news and featured members),"Innovations" (innovative projects, people and products) and "Green" (a green and sustainable industry perspective report), and an industry event calendar.

Awarded Grand Prize for Innovations in Computer Solutions for the Industry by Buildings Magazine.

designguide.com
your source for the best in building + design