Friday Findings + What's New this Week on CADdetails.com - February 16th Edition
This week check out projects by Victor Stanley, Parex, Percussion Play & ShadeFX. We've also gathered articles involving interior design, and the millennial vision or the future of the AEC industry.
Percussion Play - Shopping Precinct Includes Percussion Instruments
Casuarina Square in Darwin, Australia is a shopping centre with a difference. The outdoor play area features a tunnel, slides, climbing wall, sensory activities and of course, outdoor musical instruments on which children and families can create their own sounds or join up with their friends to make music together. The instruments in the project include the Bell Lyre, Babel Drums, Harmony Xylophone and Emperor Chimes. View the project here.
ShadeFX - Retractable Shade Structure, Toronto
To maximize everyday use of the space, Pro-Land enlisted the services of ShadeFX to provide a solution for sunny days and rainy afternoons. Our single track design complements the modern and minimalist space, and adds an industrial yet tactful component to the pergola. The manually operated retractable shade is tilted to one side to direct rain to the turfed area; ensuring guests enjoy the ultimate comforts of the space. View the project here.
Victor Stanley - Church Street Station
VICTOR STANLEY™, a leader in quality site furnishings, helps you bring your visions to life. From benches and bike racks to smart litter receptacles, which use our Relay Sensor and Service to enable efficient collection routing, we meticulously design, engineer and manufacture every detail to ensure our site furnishings will withstand the test of time. Founded over 54 years ago, we help create a place for people to gather, live life and make timeless moments. View the project here.
Parex - Gables Villa Rosa
Triangle Plastering trusted relationship with distributor Specified Products chose Parex Fiber 47, Parex Primer and Parex Acrylic Finish, to achieve the look and feel that Gables was after. Triangle’s knowledge of the way these products perform combined with their highly skilled applicators, made stepping up to the challenge of making foam shapes appear to be authentic louvers and shutters on a large property easy. View the project here.
The Art of Wall Art: Modern Wall Decor Ideas and How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro
Is your space all set up with the perfect furniture, but still feels kind of vanilla? Do you live in a modern tract home with big, impossible walls to fill? Are you having trouble deciding what size or type of wall decor to choose or how to hang pictures? These wall decor ideas and tips are going to help you conquer those problems.Read the article here.
4 Interior Design Optical Illusions That Change the Way You See Your Space
If there’s one goal of interior design, it’s to make the most out of your interiors. Sometimes, the space you’re working with is ideally set up and all it takes is a few small tweaks. Other times, you need to consciously work toward changing the entire perception of the room. On these occasions, it’s all about harnessing the power of interior design optical illusions to create change. Read the article here.
Millennial Vision of Future AEC
We were told as kids if we could dream it we could do it. We have grown in a world of instant access to information now expect it in our work. Add our desire to have an impact on the world around us and I give you a perfect storm for a revolution in the ACE industry. Here is a future vision of the AEC industry through the imagination of a technology-driven and impatient millennial. Read the article here.
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