Gabrielle Golenda

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New building products from Greenbuild help to meet LEED standards

Meeting LEED standards isn’t easy. If you’re trying to design a healthy building environment, a great place to start is Greenbuild, the annual conference and expo dedicated to sustainability in the built environment. From November 20 to 22, professionals in architecture, design, construction, engineering, and planning flocked…
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Help those in need with these healthcare solutions

Designing for someone who needs an extra hand around the house or at work? From taps to modular seating, these healthcare solutions make living easier. M-POWER Moen Look, Mom, no hands! This faucet is equipped with sensors to turn the tap on and off, touch-free. The range has a number of…
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These acoustic solutions will silence even the noisiest offices

Stuck in an office with noisy desk mates? Raging brainstorming sessions? Over-enthusiastic lunch meetings? When sounds disturb your workflow, acoustic solutions can make all the difference. Designed to absorb noise and separate spaces (acoustically and sometimes spatially), this mix of office furniture will make the…
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Six outdoor pavers that chart a new path in landscape design

Perfect for high-traffic areas, these outdoor flooring solutions have the wherewithal to last through the hottest summers and the coldest winters. Pavimento Artistic Tile While terrazzo is typically poured in place, these large-format porcelain tiles can be assembled in a jiffy on-site. Because they’re commercial grade, the tiles are…
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What's the state of inflatable architecture?

There’s been something of a renaissance lately in inflatable architecture. In the past few years alone, this ephemeral typology has been at Collective Design Fair, Performa 17, and the Park Avenue Armory. Inflatables emerged in the 1960s as a means of expressing dissatisfaction with established cultural norms about life,…