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Reception Sponsors

ornamental metal Institute of New York
ornamental metal Institute of New York

The Ornamental Metal Institute of New York is a not-for-profit association created to advance the interests of the architectural, ornamental, and miscellaneous metal industries. The Institute sponsors programs to assist architects, engineers, developers, and construction managers in transforming their ideas into reality.

Steel Institute of New York
Steel Institute of New York

The Steel Institute of New York is a not-for-profit association created to advance the interests of the steel construction industry. The Institute sponsors programs to help architects, engineers, developers, and construction managers in the New York building community develop engineering solutions using structural steel construction.

Patron Firms


Ennead Architects is an internationally-acclaimed studio with offices in New York City and Shanghai. Renowned for its educational, cultural, scientific and governmental building designs that authentically express the progressive missions of their institutions and enhance the vitality of the public realm, Ennead has been a leader in the design world for decades.


KPF is one of the world’s preeminent architecture firms, providing architecture, interior, programming and master planning services for forward-thinking clients around the world. Driven by individual design solutions, rather than a predetermined style, KPF creates buildings and places that provide a valuable impact on the cities they inhabit.


At Robert A.M. Stern Architects we work across all boundaries, uniting time-honored principles with cutting-edge possibilities to create places of lasting value. From single-family homes to urban master plans, RAMSA maintains a dedication to high quality, contextual design, and sustainable development that has earned the firm international recognition.

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) is a collective of architects, designers, engineers and planners working together to build a better future. We are responsible for some of the world’s most technically and environmentally advanced buildings and significant public spaces. Our approach is highly collaborative, and our interdisciplinary team is international.

Supporting Sponsors

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to advancing leadership, design, and service among architecture students.

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armstrong Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. Armstrong is committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that empower customers to create beautiful, high-performance residential and commercial buildings. It’s an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and Armstrong is committed to continuing to grow and prosper for the benefit of all its stakeholders.

B&D Builders benjamin moore bison

bisonBison Innovative Products offer the design flexibility to create versatile, unique outdoor spaces. Since 1994, Bison has led the industry in the design and manufacture of Deck Supports and hardwood Deck Tiles that create beautiful rooftop environments. This independently tested, modular pedestal deck system allows rooftop decks to be installed quickly and easily. Bison Pedestals are manufactured in the USA with 20% post-industrial recycled materials. Bison Wood Tiles are commercial grade and available in standard and FSC® Certified species. Bison Cubes are modular planters made from high strength Aluminum and Ipê. Please visit our website for pricing, samples, quotes, etc.

bradley certainteed CL talon

cl talonCL-TALON is a manufacturer of structural and non-structural support systems for exterior cladding and interior wall and ceiling applications. These smart, quality engineered systems provide architects with maximum design flexibility and contractors with a safe, quick and accurate installation method for multiple applications. Our mission is to accelerate the advancement of smart building design & construction by providing unique and cleverly engineered systems. We remain dedicated and driven by our commitment to continuous improvement.

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Fräsch was founded with a vision to create beautiful, yet functional products that help reduce unwanted noise and to elevate the acoustical properties of any space. We deliver on this vision with a wide range of custom and existing products formed from eco-friendly PET felt and premium felts. Our team has years of design, manufacturing and product development experience; an experience that we have harnessed to create beautiful products that are highly functional yet add to the design aesthetic of any space. Our range of colors and custom acoustic panel forming capabilities make us an ideal solution for virtually any project.


As a leading provider of woven metal fabric for architectural solutions, GKD Metal Fabrics offers architects the ability to create dynamic, modern environments that address numerous building concerns. Serving as technical design consultants on each project, our collaboration with architects, facility managers and building owners begins at the conceptual design phase and continues through specification, testing and installation. Drawing on more than 95 years of German engineering excellence and precise American manufacturing, GKD revolutionized the category of metal fabric applications. With thousands of interior and exterior installations constructed worldwide, architects and specifiers recognize GKD as the metal fabric authority.

guardian glass

Guardian Glass is one of the world's largest glass manufacturers of float and fabricated glass products for commercial, interior, residential and transportation applications. You’ll find Guardian glass on some of the most iconic architectural landmarks and our facilities all over the world.

Our teams produce 310 miles of glass every day and 700 unique products globally. We continuously work to create new glass products and solutions to help you see what’s possible™.

hofmann facades hoover

hooverHoover Treated Wood Products, Inc, in business since 1955, supplies a comprehensive portfolio of pressure-impregnated kiln-dried lumber and plywood products for fire retardant and preservative applications. Hoover has nine company-owned treating facilities, conveniently located to service a 120 plus member stocking distributor network which thoroughly covers the USA and Canada.

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Founded in 1954, The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is a technical institute for the precast concrete structures and systems industry. PCI develops, maintains, and disseminates the Body of Knowledge for the design, fabrication, and construction of precast concrete structures and systems. PCI develops consensus base standards, industry handbooks, quality assurance programs, certification, research and development projects, design manuals, continuing education, and periodical publications. PCI members include precast concrete producers, erectors, suppliers, professional engineers and architects, educators, students, and industry consultants who complement the wide range of knowledge of precast concrete.


rieder Rieder Group – Concrete with character
The Rieder Group specialises in the production of solution-oriented, environmentally friendly, and economical concrete products. The development of glassfibre reinforced concrete was inspired by Rieder’s vision of a concrete cladding panel that is both stable and lightweight. The aesthetic panels with only 13 mm thickness in various colours, surfaces and shapes give architects plenty of scope in the design of individual facades. Glassfibre reinforced concrete is non-combustible and made of mineral-based raw materials, giving the panels their unique characteristics. Besides the large-format panels „concrete skin“ Rieder also distributes "öko skin" slats and formed concrete elements with integrated fastening called "formparts".


hooverSkyco Shading Systems fabricates manual and motorized custom roller shades and window coverings for both interior and exterior sun control. We are experts in automation, sun tracking, and energy management for projects in hospitality, healthcare, commercial, and education facilities. Skyco offers a large selection of fabrics for performance, comfort, and privacy. We can customize components to offer innovative answers and value engineer solutions to stay competitive. Skyco delivers the technology required for LEED goals like daylighting, thermal comfort, and enhancing views through glare control. Skyco also provides both fabric and louvered roof pergolas and structures for outdoor living and workspaces.

tedlar think wood

think woodWith growing concerns over climate change and the environmental impact of buildings, building designers are increasingly being called upon to balance innovative design, codes, functionality and cost objectives with a reduced environmental impact. Wood can help to achieve that balance. Think Wood represents North America’s softwood lumber industry. We share a passion for wood and the forests it comes from. Our goal is to generate awareness and understanding of wood’s advantages in the built environment. Join the Think Wood community to make a difference for the future. Get the latest research, news, and updates on innovative wood use.