Founded in 1817 in Hornberg in the Black Forest, Duravit AG is today a leading international manufacturer of designer bathrooms. Aspiring to the highest of standards, the complete bathroom supplier designs and manufactures sanitary ceramics, bathroom furniture, bathtubs and shower trays, wellness systems, shower-toilets, faucets, and accessories as well as installation systems. Alongside its in-house design expertise, Duravit also works closely on product development with an international network of designers such as Cecilie Manz, Philippe Starck, Christian Werner, Sebastian Herkner, and Bertrand Lejoly as well as talented newcomers. Duravit’s ambition is to make its stakeholders’ lives a little better each day through a combination of forward-looking designs, uncompromising product excellence, a keen sense of human requirements, and responsible corporate management. A key measure in achieving these aims is the overriding mission to become a climate-neutral business by 2045 with no exceptions.
Triflex, a company in the construction chemicals industry, is the European leader in the development and application of high-quality waterproofing and coating systems based on liquid plastic. The high-quality system solutions, e.g. for flat roofs, balconies, parking decks and infrastructure as well as for marking roads and cycle paths, have been tried and tested in practice for 40 years. To ensure the best possible planning and processing reliability, Triflex offers its customers detailed advice and intensive support. The Minden-based manufacturer works exclusively through direct sales with specially trained craftsmen. Together with the specialist processing company, Triflex develops customised solutions for optimum project success. Triflex is a company in the Follmann Chemie Group. You can find further information at www.triflex.com.
Working cultures change – and with them the requirements placed on the working environment: spatial, technical, organisational. König + Neurath offers answers: as one of the leading suppliers of office furniture and room solutions and supports its customers during the whole process of office furnishing – from requirements analysis, planning and production to long-term service. With its experience, wealth of ideas and its partnership approach, König + Neurath uncovers the potential and challenges of individual working cultures – and develops tailor-made solutions with differentiated styling, comprehensive product ranges and digital offerings. König + Neurath contribute significantly to an employer’s appeal by creating efficient, agile process flows within an organisation, thereby helping to see the changes taking place in the working environment as an opportunity.
Founded in 2007 as a start-up from RWTH Aachen University, LUCEM developed worldwide activities and provided customized artwork references with shining concrete.
Dr. Andreas Roye is the highly engaged founder of Lucem! He has a master’s and a Ph.D. degree from RWTH University in Aachen since 2007 and immediately founded his own company to design the world with stunning light solutions.
Today, 2021, LUCEM provides a full package for installations of high-class indoor and outdoor illumination. We are passionate to provide premium full-service solutions and stunning light designs for the world.LUCEM produces translucent concrete for international design and architectural projects. In the spirit of a manufacturing company, we still produce by hand in small quantities or on request – all unique pieces, tailored to individual customers’ projects.
Driven by the need to offer the increasingly virtual and practical world a functional and atmospheric-aesthetic counterpart in which the appreciation of the work is visible in the results and project realized.
“It is our pleasure to sponsor the upcoming Architecture and Design Network Summit. We are excited about this opportunity to meet and discuss with prominent peers in the industry and discuss future business opportunities and trends that are shaping the architecture-design industry.
We have no doubt that this event will present a great platform to promote business relations for us. This aligns very well with our progressive vision in LUCEM GmbH, to bring innovation and technical excellence to the market and book our global presence as a powerhouse in serving the industry.”
HORNING was founded in 1929 and is based on fine craftsmanship which plays a vital role in the company’s values and business goals. We offer a wide range of solid floors in Oak, Ash, Douglas in a large variety of exotic wood species.
Quality and sustainability are defining characteristics of the company. We are driven by the values of UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. We are CE, FSC and have achieved Eurofins Gold Certification.
Among our many notable project references are the airports in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Bergen, Venice, Amman and the new airport in Olso, the National Museum of Oslo, the National Library in Madrid and not least the famous building of Arne Jacobsen – Aarhus City Hall – installed in 1939 and still in use.
Solid wood floors that last for generations is HORNINGs trademark.
“We are pleased sponsor the upcoming Architecture and Design Network Summit. It is a natural step stone of our global interaction with prominent peers in the business. We look forward to meet new contacts and to elaborate on design and sustainability elements of new projects.
Undoubtably this event will present an interesting platform to present the core competences of HORNING to relevant decision makers and influencers in the industry.
“It is essential for us to keep on informing about of our Floors for Generations concept as solid wood flooring in many aspects supports the sustainable drivers wihich are so important for future generations.” Peter Vissing, CEO and Partner of HORNING.
EMKO’s furniture and interior accessories are defined by their smart functionality and creative flair allowing customers to enhance the positive and contemporary atmosphere of any interior. All items are designed to subtly display character while remaining highly versatile, encouraging customers to feel playful about arranging items and creating authentic spaces. Made of sustainable organic materials, EMKO products are tactile and pleasant to touch. The inherent quality together with high production standards assures the pieces are durable and long-lasting. The company’s collaborative, communal spirit coherently translates into its designs as they are intended to enhance a sense of belonging and light-hearted positivity in people inhabiting the environments where EMKO furniture exists.The company established in 2013, based in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Kula has been distributing interior surfaces for over 50 years and has been involved with distributing solid surface materials for most of those years .
Today Kula is the exclusive distribution point for Meganite Solid Surface brand for all of Europe, with a large range of over 70 Meganite decors stocked in our modern warehouse facillity situated in Ottersberg, Near Bremen , Germany.
Meganite has been a leading Acrylic solid surface brand in the USA for over 15 years, providing quality products and constant innovation to the industry.
Meganite always leads the way with innovative on trend decors , like the Movement Collection and recently launched Terrazzo range. Combine this with Custom Colour program , Unique antimicrobial range , Meganite is at the forefront of Solid Surface Innovation.
“It is our pleasure to be a sponsor of the upcoming Architecture and Design Network Summit. I am excited about this opportunity to meet and discuss with senior level decision makers in the industry and discuss future opportunities and trends that are shaping the architecture-design industry in Europe .This event will give us the chance to show our latest product innovations and new on trend decors and measure how this aligns with the design community and what is needed in the coming years in our industry. “ Glenn Shaw” European Manager Kula/Meganite.
Aspecta Luxury flooring products are the choice of architects, designers and commercial contractors around the world for a broad range of high-end commercial and residential applications.
The Aspecta portfolio of LVT planks and tiles features high quality surface textures, superior designs and colors, as well as durability, safety and warmth underfoot. Extremely easy to maintain, Aspecta is ideal for high-traffic commercial settings.
The products are available in a dryback (glue-down) version and a floating multilayer version featuring Isocore Technology™. Isocore’s extruded closed-cell rigid core is durable, lightweight and easy to install, making it the best flooring choice for both new construction and renovations.
Six beautiful Aspecta collections—Aspecta One, Aspecta One Ornamental, Aspecta Five, Aspecta Ten and Aspecta Tilt & Tones and Aspecta Contours —offer an extensive range of options in over 200 designs and a variety of formats.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, Aspecta’s global operations span more than 40 countries on five continents. The company has sales divisions in North America, Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
As the industry leader in sustainability and transparency, Aspecta is a force for positive disruption in the global luxury flooring market. By seeking out collaborative partners around the world, the company has set the standard for healthy, sustainable, high performing and biophilically designed products.
Aspecta was the first to place a Declare label on all of its commercial and residential products, essentially providing a “nutrition label” that gives complete visibility into each product’s composition. Aspecta also issues Health Product Declarations (HPD) and Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for all of its products to provide health and environmental information about product ingredients.
Formed in 1925, the family business manufactures at its Karben-based headquarters only. In addition to five showrooms in Germany, the company’s international sites are based in France, England, Switzerland, Austria and the Netherlands. König + Neurath thus merge dependable quality made in Germany with an international scope of activity.
GranitiFiandre S.p.A., is a company belonging to Iris Ceramica Group, leading manufacturer of high range porcelain stoneware. GranitiFiandre has a presence in over 110 countries throughout the world with a wide choice of solutions for floors and coverings which range from the contract to the wellness and residential industry, and from the medical to the leisure industry, responding to all building and living requirements. GranitiFiandre, through the Fiandre Architectural Surfaces brand, continued with undeniable success along a path marked by new goals to reach, consolidating its business in all the markets acquired over the years. Its commitment is based on over 50 years’ history, during which quality, skill and innovation went hand in hand, bringing the company into a predominant market position. Constant updating of the technological tools available to the company is what enables it to best protect the environment from the harmful effects of industrialisation, always focusing on new opportunities.
Manni Group is a well-established leading company in the international market of steel processing and metal insulating panels, playing a key role in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency. Manni Group promotes innovation in the processing and use of steel in all its applications, developing solutions and engineering services to meet structural, energy efficiency and sustainability requirements. Manni Group is committed to encouraging the dissemination of sustainable, safe and efficient construction practices through constant research and development endeavours relating to products, services and solutions for steel constructions, building renovation, consumption and emission reduction and the promotion of renewable energy sources. 75 years of committed and forward-looking efforts, during which the company has dealt with market changes with great dedication, adapting skilfully to the new situations during the business internationalisation process, while embracing the Circular Economy philosophy.
The manufacturing leader with coating solutions for building sustainability and green materials
In Elval Colour, we have developed a series of products that are committed to the improvement of the environmental performance of buildings, increase the sustainability of building facades and roofing, and reduce their impact on the environment by being fully recyclable at any production step and at the end of their life as well.
Elval Colour products, etalbond®, ENFTM and orofe®, can be coated in any colour together with special functional coatings, agraphon® and arypon®, each having an invaluable contribution to sustainable green building design.
With more than 40 years of experience in aluminium coating and colour matching, we can provide you with reliable advice in product specification and selection to match the needs of the project or application you undertake.
Our personnel are dedicated to seeing every step of the process through, from production to full delivery, and ready to contribute to the realisation of any architectural vision.
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Seit über 70 Jahren arbeitet Zumtobel kontinuierlich am Licht von morgen und wird dabei unentwegt von einem einzigartigen Gestaltungsanspruch geleitet. Zumtobel strebt stets danach, die Lebensqualität des Menschen durch Licht zu verbessern und stellt für jede Tätigkeit zu jeder Tages- und Nachtzeit das richtige Licht zur Verfügung. Zumtobel ist eine Marke der Zumtobel Group AG mit Konzernsitz in Dornbirn, Vorarlberg (Österreich).
Zumtobel. Das Licht.
Led by a unique design approach, Zumtobel has been developing the light of tomorrow for more than 70 years. The Austrian lighting specialist strives consistently to improve the quality of life through light by providing the right light for every situation at any time of day or night. Zumtobel is a brand of the Zumtobel Group AG with its headquarters in Dornbirn, Vorarlberg (Austria).
Zumtobel. The Light.
Technogym is a world leading brand in products and digital technologies for fitness, sport and health for wellness. Technogym offers a complete ecosystem of connected smart equipment, digital services, on-demand training experiences and apps that allow every single end-user to access a completely personalized training experience anytime and anywhere: at home, at the gym, on-the-go. Over 55 million people train with Technogym in 85,000 wellness centers and 400,000 private homes worldwide. Technogym has been Official Supplier to the last eight Olympic Games and it is the brand of reference for sport champions and celebrities all over the world.
As the fitness industry’s largest supplier of commercial equipment, Life Fitness draws upon its many years of experience to help customers create bespoke wellbeing offerings. Whether it’s adapting an existing space, launching a new gym, or providing in-room solutions, Life Fitness manages the process from start to finish; from equipment selection and layout, through to staff training and customer communications, the team can support the entire consumer journey. At Life Fitness, we also believe that people’s fitness experiences are personal to them, and through the use of data and insight, we can help hotels to gain a greater understanding of visitors, to ensure their wellbeing offering is aligned to guests’ wants and needs.
“We are very happy to support the ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN Network in 2022. We are confident that we can provide value to the architecture segment and are looking forward to great collaboration.” Markus Duller, Vertical Sales Manager DACH
“We started MEAVO in 2017 out of necessity. We needed an affordable phone booth that didn’t make any compromises with build quality, materials and user experience. A phone booth should not cost €6,000 to be good.
After many months of prototyping, we had our first market-ready product. Today, we have hundreds of happy clients enjoying our fully equipped phone booths and meeting pods across Europe. From huge international companies like H&M, Amazon and Google, to small start-ups and fancy co-working spaces.
We strive to deliver the best possible product and service at a fair price to our clients. Alongside our customers’ satisfaction, our planet and our green initiatives are close to our hearts, therefore we use eco-friendly materials in our phone booths from the MDF to the acoustic panels, all made containing recycled materials. We are also working with charities for other worthy causes.”
It is exciting and humbling for MEAVO be presented alongside such top tier companies that are leading their prospective field.
We are looking forward to meet the participants of the Architecture & Design Network Summit 2022, to share ideas, information and see how we can support current and future projects as well as to give the option to test our products directly at the summit. Tal Haimovici [DACH Country Manager, MEAVO]
WE CONTRIBUTE TO CREATING FASCINATING LIVING SPACES AND IMPROVING DAILY LIFE THROUGH COMFORT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moroso has been working in close collaboration with some of the world’s most talented designers to produce luxury sofas and seating since 1952. The company has always been open to new ideas. Right from its origins in post-war Italy, where there was a culture of ‘doing things and doing them well’, Moroso has been farsighted, daring and certain of the advantage of combining craftsmanship and tailoring with industrial processing techniques to create unique products, and by drawing on the worlds of industrial design, contemporary art and fashion.
Along with its product catalogue, which is a culmination of thirty years of work in design and expression, Moroso offers customers its design and production expertise in creating customised projects for the contract, luxury residential and hospitality sectors.
WE CONTRIBUTE TO CREATING FASCINATING LIVING SPACES AND IMPROVING DAILY LIFE THROUGH COMFORT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Cooledge gives lighting a new role in the built environment: integral to design, unbound by fixtures and central to occupant wellness. The company transforms ceilings into light-emitting canvases that scale with ease and generate immersive, uniformly-distributed illumination more closely resembling natural than artificial light. This is made possible by the industry’s widest range of lighting systems, large-scale luminaires and specialty solutions designed to put light where it best serves people and how they feel, work, shop and interact in a space.
The Cooledge advantage lies in a portfolio of pioneering products enabling fully integrated, digitally controlled luminous ceilings and surfaces that deliver superior light quality. Combining a range of next generation technologies including sound absorption, color control, and architectural aesthetics to provide immersive illumination for virtually any ceiling or any budget, Cooledge products forge a new path in the way interior spaces are designed, built and experienced.
“Cooledge is pleased to sponsor Architecture & Design Network 2022 in Berlin. Our team is looking forward to hearing from leading members of the architectural community about their ideas for creating better spaces that ensure the health and wellness of occupants, and we’re excited to share the ways Cooledge can contribute to this goal with our revolutionary acoustic lighting products by delivering the best of lighting and noise reduction in one combined solution.” Grant Harlow – VP Marketing & Communications
Nobili is an important player in Europe producing sanitary taps for bathroom and kitchen in a very modern factory based in the north of Italy. Quality, design, service and a very large choice of products are ready to be chosen for nice projects all over the world. Real and certified Made in Italy products .
“Nobili will participate with pleasure at the Architect And Design Network Summit in Berlin. The opportunity to meet people who’re involved in new projects, new solutions, new ideas is very important for us to promote our products and our technology. “- Carlo Dal Negro, Global Export Manager
New buildings take up tradition and also respond to trends reflecting changes in society, people’s rising expectations and modern living standards. Striking, flexible and energy-efficient are key trends in contemporary construction and lifestyles. Kuraray makes sure it keeps up with such trends and offers an extensive portfolio off products which can be used to create architectural highlights.
Guardian Glass, a major business unit of Guardian Industries, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float, coated and fabricated glass products. At its 26 float lines around the globe, Guardian Glass produces high performance glass for use in exterior (both commercial and residential) and interior architectural applications, as well as transportation and technical products. Guardian glass can be found in homes, offices, cars and some of the world’s most iconic architectural landmarks. The Guardian Glass Science & Technology Center continuously works to create new glass products and solutions using the most advanced technology to help customers see what’s possible™. Visit guardianglass.com.
With fresh ideas and a talented team, MetallArt Treppen GmbH is one of the leading companies in bespoke staircase design and construction for the commercial and residential sector. Based near Stuttgart in southern Germany, the specialist with decades of experience offers complete services for exclusive steel stairs and filigree all-glass railing projects all over the world. Using state-of-the-art design technologies and engineering practices, about 140 highly qualified employees are committed to realise artful constructions oriented towards the current architectural trends. The extraordinary steel stairs and glass balustrades are installed by a dedicated assembly team with maximum precision and greatest care. Due to the close cooperation with all participants, the company stands out for reliable and professional cooperation and at the same time guarantees smooth processes and enthusiastic customers. With extravagant projects, excellent performance and technical innovations, MetallArt regularly convinces at diverse competitions.
“We are very happy to be among the sponsors for the Architecture and Design Network Summit. This event will be a great opportunity to connect with prominent decision-makers and exchange innovative ideas to advance unique design projects. As a broadly positioned company for custom-made stair construction, we provide efficient and focussed support and guarantee the planning security for architects and project participants that is of importance for a great client experience.”- Andreas Wahsner, Managing Director
TRILUX SIMPLIFY YOUR LIGHT represents the simplest and most reliable path to customised, energy-efficient and future-proof lighting solutions. In the dynamic and ever increasingly complex lighting market, customers are provided with optimal advice, ideal orientation and perfect light. To ensure this, TRILUX offers a wide portfolio of technologies and services as well as high-performance partners and companies in the TRILUX Group. The lighting specialist combines single components to create custom-designed complete solutions – always perfectly tailored to the customer’s requirements and specific applications. In this way, complex and extensive projects can be simply and rapidly implemented from a single supplier. According to the principle of SIMPLIFY YOUR LIGHT, simple planning, installation and ease of use is focused on for customers in addition to quality and efficiency.
„Lighting is increasingly becoming a central component in sophisticated architectural projects. For a long time now, much more than excellent lighting and design quality has been required. The solutions must also be convincing in terms of their IoT capability and thus future viability. As the German market leader for technical lighting, TRILUX solutions combine first-class lighting technology with outstanding, often award-winning design. At the same time, with our manufacture we are optimally prepared for special requests from architects and designers – and look forward to exciting discussions within the framework of Arch DACH 2022.“ Karsten Müller, Geschäftsführer TRILUX Lighting Solutions
“Dyson is a global technology company with engineering, research, development, manufacturing and testing facilities in the UK, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines. Since its foundation in 1993, Dyson has grown steadily. The company directly employs over 14,000 people worldwide, including 6,000 engineers and scientists.
The HEPA-filtered Dyson Airblade hand dryers are one thing above all: hygienic. They’re the fastest way to dry hands with HEPA-filtered air. HEPA H13 filters remove 99.95% of particles, such as viruses and bacteria, from the air. This way, hands are dried hygienically and contact-free with clean air. The absence of paper towels leads to operating cost savings of up to 99% as well as CO2 savings of up to 85%. Therefore, the use of hygienic, ecological and economical Dyson hand dryers is an important step into the future.”
“We are very excited to be part of the Architecture and Design Network Summit 2022 in Berlin for the first time. As a technology leader, Dyson is always looking for creative partnerships that are also interested in innovative and sustainable solutions. For the sanitary sector, Dyson created a market many years ago that paved the way towards touch-free and paperless washrooms. Today, it’s about more: hygienic, environmentally friendly and cost-efficient HEPA technologies from a single source for companies and the public sector. We are looking forward to many exciting discussions.” Christian Haker, Director Dyson Professional
Fatra is Czech producer of homogeneous and heterogeneous PVC flooring in rolls and tiles. As a major plastics processing company founded in 1935, we export to more than 50 countries. Due to modern technologies and over 1200 qualified employees we bring high quality products on the market such as PVC rolls and tiles LINO Fatra, luxury vinyl tiles Thermofix, Imperio and floating vinyl floors with click system WELL-click, FatraClick and RS-click. Our products are designed for residential and commercial buildings, schools, hospitals and light industrial buildings. Our manufacturing processes are set for zero-waste production. With phthalates free production recipe we bring high quality and durable products with modern design.
‘ We look forward to attend at the upcoming Architecture and Design Network Summit. The future lies in seizing opportunities which this summit certainly is. Getting to know new potential future business partners is pleasant occasion. I consider every meeting as a opportunity to get quality and valuable feedback on our products and direction that our company is going in. I believe that this event will be beneficial for all visitors and create a lot of new business partnerships. The main reason why Fatra exists is to bring quality to human lives. So we do hope that the we will have opportunity to show or let others to experience the Czech quality of vinyl flooring.’
We provide the technology for the energy of the future. The conversion of solar energy into electricity is one of the most advanced technologies and an important part of the energy transition. We are Europe’s leading manufacturer of premium solar modules and, as a pioneer in thin-film photovoltaics, have the longest experience in the commercial series production of CIGS PV modules. As a German technology company, we stand for aesthetically and technologically smart solar products “Designed & Made in Germany”. And we know how to set new standards for building-integrated photovoltaics BIPV, infrastructure facilities, solar products in open spaces or in roof-top systems. Our engine is our claim to offer products with the highest quality, design and certification standards. In order to guarantee, we cover the entire value chain from basic research to plant and process optimization, international factory planning until production and sales.
“Architects are the creative minds behind our environment. Inspiration is an important step in the design process and focusing on architecture is much better than struggling with technical challenges. We are pleased to engage us within this process by supporting this event by a silver sponsorship, helping to bring people together sharing knowledge – also by informing about our facade solutions combining design with power production.”
Dr. Lutz Tautenhahn
Head of Sales and Consulting
The Cosentino Group is a family company from Spain that operates worldwide, producing and distributing high-quality and innovative surfaces for the world of design and architecture. In close cooperation with clients and partners, design solutions of high value are created that are an inspiration in the lives of many people. This goal is possible thanks to pioneering and top brands in their respective segments such as Silestone®, Dekton® or Sensa by Cosentino® – technologically advanced surfaces that enable the creation of unique environments and designs for private and public spaces. www.cosentino.com
“It’s an honour for Cosentino to be part of the Architecture & Design Network! We are looking forward to getting in touch with the relevant decision makers of the branch to identify new business opportunities and
get you inspired with our design solutions. As a producer of high-quality and innovative, sustainable surfaces for the world of design and architecture, we always aim to enable the creation of unique environments and designs for private and public spaces.“ Hendrik Willems [Regional Director BeNeLux & Germany]