Issue 2 June 2022

Welcome to Context

In our Q2 edition of Context, we share how door hardware can be one of the most intimate points of contact in a space and how custom designed levers and pulls are helping to accentuate a sense of place in the rennovation and reinvigoration of Yale's Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Reinvigorating Yale's Peabody Museum

Good Bones

From the fossils of massive dinosaurs to cultural artifiacts discovered across the globe, over 14 million specimens and objects at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History tell the fascinating story of Earth, its l;ife and cultures.

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The Sargent 8200 Series Mortise Lock

Where security meets good design and sustainability

It's considered the industry benchmark for all mortise locks on the market today. That's because the SARGENT 8200 Series mortise lock is  the strongest, most durable, prodviding superior resistance to vandalism and break-ins. It installs easily and looks great, too.


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The Growing Market for Sustainable and Resilient Products

It’s no wonder we’re seeing such strong growth in healthier buildings and more sustainable urban environments right now. Sustainability is top of mind for architects, interior designers, building experts and occupants everywhere today.

According to a 2021 Forbes market report, 47% of engineering and construction executives surveyed worldwide believe it’s a key priority or major concern. In fact, the market for green certified building is expected to expand at a faster pace than the construction market in general. As a result, demand is accelerating for products that promote environmental and material transparency.

There’s also a push for more robust, reliable and resilient products that can withstand severe rain, hurricanes, fire and extreme temperatures stemming from the effects of climate change. Robust solutions tend to be more sustainable thanks to their increased resilience and life expectancy.

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Meet Amy Musanti

When you think of the root word for sustainability, it makes total sense why it applies to Amy Musanti. Merriam-Webster definitions and synonyms come to mind like nurture, strengthen, nourish, fortify, replenish, strengthen, support, hold up or serve as a foundation.

Amy has had a rich career at ASSA ABLOY. She started 15 years ago as a customer service representative and has quickly climbed  up the corporate ladder. 

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