Materials from public art display upcycled for Olympic tents

February 1, 2024  |  Features

Recycled materials from L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped, 1961–2021, a former public art installation, will be used to make shade structures and tents for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympic Games, a collaboration between Parley for the Oceans and the Christo and Jeanne-Claude Foundation.
Roy Chism on making the most of opportunity, ATA membership

February 1, 2024  |  Features

In 2021, Roy Chism retired as owner and operator of The Chism Co. Inc., the canvas and metal fabrication shop his father founded 70 years prior in San Antonio, Texas. Though Chism occupied several roles throughout the years, his earliest task remained most critical to continuing his father’s succe…
FlexFacades innovation turns parking garage into art

February 1, 2024  |  Features

Parking garages are not typically the prettiest buildings on the block. But with a little tensile fabric and some architectural panache, a structure that may typically lean toward eyesore can feel more like an urban sculpture.
Transparency tech: solutions for materials tracking

February 1, 2024  |  Markets

Supply chain traceability is increasingly important to hold various entities, such as brands and product manufacturers, accountable for the claims they make.
Seastex develops acoustic tiles made of mussel filaments

February 1, 2024  |  Products

Founded in June 2021 by Belgian designer Sander Nevejans, Seastex has developed a method to turn mussel beard (byssus) waste into lightweight acoustic tiles and insulation.
Valcourt Group acquires AwnClean USA

February 1, 2024  |  News

The Valcourt Group, a provider of window cleaning, waterproofing, and facade restoration services for commercial properties, announced its recent acquisition of woman-owned AwnClean USA, based in Tampa, Florida. This strategic move maintains the momentum Valcourt has been building to strengthen its…