SOURCE: Hanley Wood

March 25, 2008 13:17 ET

Hanley Wood Announces the Launch of Architect TV

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) - Hanley Wood, LLC, the leading media and information company serving the housing and construction industries, announces the launch of Architect TV.

Hanley Wood's BUILDTV launches its newest channel, Architect TV, with a series of interviews and conversations with some of the Architecture industry's best. The interviews are with the winners of Hanley Wood's 55th Annual Progressive Architecture awards. These annual awards are given to architects around the world for structures that are progressive in both form and function.

The series begins with a conversation with award winner SHoP Architects. Gregg Pasquarelli, principal architect on the East River Waterfront Esplanade and Piers project, discusses the opening of a vast linear park along the East River in Lower Manhattan. Six more videos with P/A winners will roll out in the weeks to come.

Hanley Wood's BUILDTV is an online video platform that provides industry professionals with updated, on-demand information. Each episode features successful business tips, solutions to common industry problems and the latest product information. "Architects are visual people, making video a natural way to convey ideas about architecture," said Ned Cramer, Editor in Chief, ARCHITECT Magazine. Architect TV will provide news and information on current trends and best business practices for architects.

Architect TV is the latest feature on, the top destination on the Web for architects. As the Web component to ARCHITECT magazine, ARCHITECT Online attracts an average of 43,000 unique visitors each month. The Web site is respected and known by architects as the most comprehensive online resource of insight, information and ideas that help inspire their designs, enhance their practice, manage their business and connect with their peers. ARCHITECT Online features a complete searchable archive of news and industry updates from ARCHITECT magazine. is a finalist in the design category for min's 2007 Best of the Web Award.

About Hanley Wood

Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media and information company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America's leading publisher of home plans. Hanley Wood Business Media (Washington, D.C.), publishes 36 award-winning residential and commercial construction titles, including BUILDER, REMODELING, ARCHITECT, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION and RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECT. Hanley Wood Business Media also offers the construction industry's foremost collection of Web sites, including BUILDER ONLINE, REMODELING ONLINE, and ebuild, the comprehensive online guide to building products, as well as the largest collection of house plans online through and Dream Home Source.

Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $250 million company owned by affiliates of JPMorgan Partners, LLC. CCMP Capital Advisors manages the Hanley Wood investment for JPMorgan Partners.