Larger, thinner, and lighter. Textured, patterned, and combined. The overwhelming feeling from this year’s edition of CERSAIE Bologna was that the ceramics industry is successfully launching this versatile material into place as a sustainable, cost-effective, technologically superior, and aesthetically pliable substitute for many other traditional building materials.
No one can argue that the green roof industry is still in an “experimental” phase. Speaker after speaker proved this to be true in the three days of excursions and presentations in and around Hamburg two weeks ago.
While there was far too much information exchanged to repeat in detail, I thought I would mention just a couple of general topics of discussion that came out of this excellent conference.
This week is CERSAIE, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings. This was our first time to attend the expo, and I must say… It was quite swanky! These ceramic companies really know how to put on a good show. You could go for the stand designs alone and be fully entertained. I’ve […]
The 2010 edition of SAIE in Bologna, Italy, will be held this week from October 27 to 30. This year’s theme is ‘Integrare per Costruire’ (translated on their website as ‘Integrating to Build’).
The exhibition is divided into ‘piazze’ (plazas), with each of the following shows holding their own events. We’ve selected the ones that we think look most interesting, and they are listed under each ‘Piazza’.