On the cover: With increasingly stronger and unpredictable thunderstorms, flooding isn't just a coastal problem, as evidenced by this aerial view of a new home under construction in Minot, N.D. See the story on page 39. Photo by David Valdez/FEMA.
For Cedit, artist Franco Guerzoni designed an expressive collection of porcelain tile based on the historic evolution of colors and materials, known as Archeologie. Using the surface of the tile as a starting point, Guerzoni relied on modern technology to design a visually complex collection of large-format wall tiles that act like a canvas for materials, creating a collage of overlapping textures and colors. More innovative tile products can be found in the Product Showcase, beginning on page 14.
This countertop was fabricated from MSI’s QTM Premium Natural Quartz in one of the newest colors, Calacatta Verona Quartz. This is just one of the many new colors and materials featured in the spotlight this issue. Read more on Page 24.
On The Cover:
Russian Revolution: Reshaping Moscow
DC Streetcar takes its place in US capital's transit future
Preston: England's first new tramway for a decade
Bonn: Creating connections for the Rheinland
Lessons from Croydon's fatal crash
US voters nationwide back LRT funding
CRRC in Skoda takeover discussions
On the Cover
Professional Drywall Construction at the UMASS Project in Amherst, Mass. (From L-R, back row): Nick Shaink, Tom Pickreign, Rick Dermody, Mark Chevalier; (L-R, front row:) John Kendzierski, Eileen Bodeur, Mike Izzo, Ron Perry and Christian Bourdeau.