“Hanging Gardens are a Work of Art” says Composites Magazine in their Oct. 2014 Cover Story

“JTI fabricated 67 FRP tubes supporting 80 different Florida plant species in a hanging garden display at the Perez Art Museum in Miami.”

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The Birmingham News

Birmingham firm creates a modern wonder…

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Birmingham is not Babylon, but a company here has had a critical hand in creating hanging gardens that have already earned national attention and are now a finalist for national recognition. JTI Companies Inc. designed, engineered and fabricated the Hanging Gardens of the Perez Art Museum Miami.

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Birmingham-based JTI Companies, Inc. Selected as an Architizer A+ Award Finalist for Designing and Engineering the Perez Art Museum Miami’s Hanging Gardens

The competition for A+ awards comprised architects and designers from more than 100 countries

Birmingham, March 4, 2014—JTI Companies, Inc. was notified today that they are finalists in a worldwide architecture and design competition, the Architizer A+ Awards. JTI is competing in the A+ category of “Products and Landscapes,” based on their work to design, fabricate and engineer the Hanging Gardens (see below) of the Perez Art Museum Miami.

Locals and supporters are encouraged to participate in a popular vote version of the award here:

According to Architizer, the Products and Landscapes category recognizes companies who make and use “products that interface with the natural environment in new and novel ways.”