Outstanding Achievement Award given to Shade Industries

February 1st, 2018

SHADE Industries Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., was recognized with an Outstanding Achievement Award in the 2017 IFAI International Achievement Awards. The award-winning project at Calvary Chapel is located in an unusual spot—a vacant portion of an open-air shopping center. The project involved creating a striking entry to the church by designing a functional and comfortable outdoor […]

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Duncan’s Canvas recognized with Award of Excellence

February 1st, 2018

Duncan’s Canvas Ltd., Hamilton, New Zealand, was awarded an Award of Excellence in the 2017 IFAI International Achievement Awards. The goal of the award-winning project was to replace the dead tree that had sheltered the Hamilton Zoo rhinoceros viewing platform with something that blended in well with the environment. The resulting project is a steel […]

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2017 International Achievement Award winners named

November 1st, 2017

This year’s winners in IFAI’s global International Achievement Awards (IAA) competition, recognizing design excellence in specialty fabrics applications, were announced Sept. 28 at the organization’s annual meeting at IFAI Expo 2017 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. For more than 70 years, IAA has acknowledged innovation and excellence in design and […]

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Postmodern school adorns a floating canopy

December 19th, 2016

The Santa Fe district of Mexico City is one of that metropolis’ major business districts, a hot real estate sector where many new corporate towers are constructed at a hectic pace. However, a calmer pocket on the western edge of the neighborhood seems positively tranquil as a protected campus quarter (“Zona Escolar”) where several school […]

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