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    The Cleveland Browns’ $5 million, four-month renovation project vastly improves its Training and Administrative Complex in Berea, Ohio. The renovations are designed by the nationally recognized, integrated architecture, engineering, and technology design firm Westlake Reed Leskosky of Cleveland, Ohio, and recently recognized with an AIA Ohio 2014 Honor Award. The new workplace is a thoroughly modern space, respectful of the history and tradition of the Cleveland Browns yet forging a progressive identity for the team, via bold imagery, messaging, team branding and colors. Photography by Kevin G. Reeves.

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    Designed by HOK, the new Prebys Cardiovascular Institute in La Jolla, Calif., is conceived to be the region’s largest and most advanced center dedicated to cardiovascular care. Interior spaces support advanced medical treatment, patient care, research, clinical trials and graduate medical education. The seven-story, 167-bed hospital includes 59 intensive care beds, four operating rooms, two hybrid operating rooms, three cardiac catheterization labs and an electrophysiology lab connected to centralized research labs, and a center for graduate education. Stephen Whalen Photography

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    The Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Grand Junction, Colorado, received partial modernization and a high-performing green building renovation by the U. S. General Services Administration, Rocky Mountain Region. The Design-Build Partners were The Beck Group, as Design-Build Contractor and Architect-of-Record; and Westlake Reed Leskosky, was the Lead Design Architect, Integrated Engineer, Sustainable Design and Historic Preservation Consultant. Photography by Kevin G. Reeves.

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The McMorrow Corporate Facilities Management Report presents news, information, feature articles, conferences, and products and services for commercial/corporate facility executives and administrators, property managers, and specifiers including architects, designers, and engineers charged with maintaining the workplace for optimal productivity, functionality, and retention of the workplace professional.

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The McMorrow Corporate Facilities Management Report presents news, information, feature articles, conferences, and products and services for commercial/corporate facility executives and administrators, property managers, and specifiers including architects, designers, and engineers charged with maintaining the workplace for optimal productivity, functionality, and retention of the workplace professional.

noraplan® lona recognized as “Best Product of 2017” with Plus X Award

nora-noraplan-lonanoraplan® lona, from nora systems, Inc. was awarded the Plus X Award, the world’s largest innovation prize for technology, sports and lifestyle products. The new rubber flooring attained three out of seven Plus X seals of approval: High Quality, Functionality and Ergonomics. noraplan lona received the most seals of approval and thus was also named the “Best Product of 2017” in the floor coverings category.

noraplan lona scored points for its durable and functional advantages, such as longevity, ecology and favorable life cycle costs, in addition to its sophisticated and innovative design.

The international and independent award jury, with representatives from 25 sectors, has chosen the winner of the Plus X Award since 2003. The High-Quality category is awarded to products of the highest durability and longevity. The Functionality category recognizes a product that goes beyond basic operations and performs particularly efficiently, while remaining user-friendly. Lastly, the Ergonomics category highlights the most people-oriented products that are easy to handle and comfortable to use.

“Over 600 well-known brands, including many floor covering manufacturers, participate every year in this competition. We were very delighted to have won the ‘Product of the Year 2017’ in the Floor Coverings category with noraplan Iona,” said Dirk Oswald, Product Manager for the noraplan product family at nora systems.

noraplan lona, whose name derives from the Spanish word for canvas, offers an original splatter design thanks to its entirely new manufacturing technology. The floor’s base color forms the foundation for the designer to bring inventive ideas to life with complementary kinetic colors. The effect on the room can vary substantially depending on the color combinations and perspective: The flooring surface can appear both structured and as a single color.