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The Clock Tower Project, GreenBuilder, February, 2012, pg. 38.  Bison pedestals support and elevate roof pavers on rooftop deck which features a stunning view of New Orleans.

Read entire article on page 38

January, 2012
VA Tech LUMENHAUS, featuring Bison Level.it Pedestals and Wood Tiles, was just awarded 2012 AIA Honor Award for Architecture. Lumenhaus also won the 2010 International Solar Decathalon and the 2009 US Solar Decathalon. See more at:

http://www.lumenhaus.com/about/index.html

Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO
Allied Works Architecture

Bison Wood Tiles and Deck Supports featured in corner terraces.

View Clyfford Still Museum Project Profile in Architectural Record, January 2012

dwell, April 2011, p. 74 (PDF): Residential green roof, designed by Bison’s Mark Fusco, feature Bison Wood Tiles and Decks Supports for its pedestrian deck.

Pop-up parks wins 71-73 in Sunset’s “The top 100 ideas, people, places and things that are making life in the West better right now.” Sunset, February 2011, p. 35.    

“Pop-up parks, Paklets, Ped plazas, Hell strips.  Call ‘em what you want – but isn’t it marvelous what pavement can become when a community pulls together?...” Bison's street deck system (Bison Pop-up Park) is utilized in San Francisco's Parklet.

Just Redo it, dwell, February 2011, p. 82. Andrew Dunbar and Zoee Astrakhan remodels their urban home (Mission Home) in San Francisco.  "We've learned that when you do it right," Dunbar says, "1,100 square feet of living space is not small."  The Bison decking system is used (Bison Wood Tiles and Deck Supports) and "they allow easy access to irrigation lines and drains.  'The heavy tiles can be removed or reconfigured without any demolition,' notes Dunbar." 

Read another article regarding this urban home online: NewYork Times - An Experiment in Design in San Francisco

Interstice Architects Web Site… click Work… Residential… Mission Home - photos of Bison Wood Tiles supported by pedestals (Bison Deck Supports) on slides 9 and 10.

41 Cooper Square is NYC’s First LEED Platinum Academic Building

Bison Deck Supports (Versadjust) elevate grey concrete pavers on partial green roof at 41 Cooper Square in New York City.

Green Source, December 28, 2010 - "41 Cooper Square, Cooper Union College’s new academic building located on Third Avenue between East 6th and 7th Streets has been awarded LEED Platinum, the highest LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The building has been verified by the Green Building Certification Institute and is the first academic building in New York City to achieve this status." Read entire article and watch video: Green Source: 41 Cooper Square is NYC’s First LEED Platinum Academic Building

Janette Sadick-Khan, Urban Engineer, The New City of the Future, Esquire,  December 2010, p. 158.

Janette Sadick-Khan, New York City's Department of Transportation Commissioner, champions street repurposing efforts and produces fast results (by working around bureaucracy) which are all backed up by tangible data and statistics. 


Bison Pop-Up Park street deck system is curbside seating platform utilized in Janette Sadick-Khan's first Pop-up Cafe in New York City's Financial District last August, 2010. Read NYC's press release: NYC DOT Announces First Pop-up Cafe, Bringing Innovative Public Space to Lower Manhattan

Newsom Christens New Mojo Cafe “Parklet,” Pledges More to Come
San Francisco Sidewalk Extensions - Mayor Gavin Newsom and the City of San Francisco launches a trial program to turn parking spaces into beautiful pedestrian space. "This is a change in philosophy and how we think of the public rights-of-way," said Department of Public Works Director Ed Reiskin, who noted that approximately 25 percent of the public space in San Francisco is taken up by streets.

San Francisco Takes Parking Spaces for Trial Sidewalk Extensions
"The idea is essentially to build a cheaper bulbout, to get the same effect as a $100,000 [concrete] bulbout at a fraction of the funds," said the San Francisco Planning Department's Andres Power, project manager for Pavement to Parks. "We will take the occupation of a sidewalk off the sidewalk and move it into the parking lane."

Bison Awarded Two 2010 Product Picks by Architectural Record:  Pop-Up Park and Bison Cube

Bison Pop-Up Park

Architectural Record - Special Construction & Exterior Improvements - Bison Pop-Up Park

Bison Cube

Architectural RecordFurnishing - Bison Cube

Wallpaper* Top 200-Parklets, San Francisco – San Francisco’s Parklet wins Top 200 Award from Wallpaper* Magazine, which features the Bison street deck and landscaping system.

Bison Cube - Exteriors, Landscape Architecture, Building Materials - Bison receives new product recognition in Eco-Structure & Architect Magazine.

JLC, The Journal of Light Construction, June 2010: Replacing a Rooftop Deck - Pedestal supports and preassembled wood tiles simplify installation and maintenance.

 

Green Source CASE STUDY: The Visionaire, New York City
Envisioning Green: A high-rise apartment building in lower Manhattan tests the boundaries of urban sustainability by using a five-point guideline system to set realistic goals.
By Aleksandr Bierig

See Bison Wood Tiles (supported by Bison Deck Supports) on The Visionaire green roof, slide num. 5.

 

Eco-Structure May/June 2010 - Discovery Green in Houston has water features supported on Bison pedestals.
Eco-Structure May/June 2010

Denver Magazine - The article mentions 3 prominent green roofs - and Bison is part of each.
Denver Magazine

Snap Magazine - Sweets.com's Snap Magazine featured Bison.
Snap Magazine

Lumenhaus - Bison was proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of Virginia Techs award winning entry in the 2009 Solar Decathlon, named Lumenhaus.
Popular Mechanics
Lumenhaus

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Profile - The TWA Corporate Headquarters Building in Kansas City, MO is featured. Featuring Bison ipê tiles.
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Profile

Building Products Top 100 - Bison was selected as one of Building Products' top 100 building products.
Building Products Top 100

MSI Smart Home - Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry used Bison products for the rooftop deck on their showcase home for energy efficiency.
MSI Smart Home

DIY Hot Tub Deck - Bison Level.it and Ipê wood tiles were used to create a small residential deck for an episode of Grounds for Improvement.
DIY Hot Tub Deck

 

Visit us at our next tradeshow.

ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo
Phoenix Convention Center
Septembet 29-30, 2012

Booth# 1777