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July 21, 2015



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Located in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood, The Boston Conservatory’s new performance and rehearsal building is celebrating its first anniversary since opening its doors. The three-story, 1858-m2 (20,000-sf) building is home to a 297-m2 (3200-sf) orchestra rehearsal and performance hall. The country’s oldest performing arts conservatory, the facility offers graduate and undergraduate programs in music, dance, and theater, and presents more than 600 performances each year by students, faculty, and guest artists.
Architects are often asked by an owner for a contractor, especially when it comes to small commercial and residential projects. While it may be nice to be helpful, they should be aware this advice carries a risk if the contractor performs poorly or defaults.
September 16
Silicon Valley Construction Expo 2015
CSI Santa Clara Valley
Santa Clara, California
September 16-18
Glassbuild America
National Glass Association/Window & Door Dealers Alliance
Atlanta, Georgia
September 30-October 3
CONSTRUCT & the CSI Annual Convention
Informa Exhibitions
St. Louis, Missouri
October 5-8
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
New York City, New York
As the U.S. economy continues to recover, the construction industry has been a big beneficiary. Overall construction spending in the United States jumped 2.2 percent in April to an annual rate of $1 trillion—the highest level since November 2008. The Department of Commerce recently announced construction spending (both private and public) in May rose 8.2 percent from the year before—for an estimated $1,035.8 billion annual rate. Manufacturing played a key role in this increase as the type of construction with the biggest annual percentage growth at 55 percent.
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Imagine getting the look and feel of cedar siding, without all the hassles of sanding and re-painting, water absorption and swelling, or termite infestation. Well, NuCedar Mills PVC Siding can do just that. NuCedar’s skillfully milled cellular polyvinyl chloride (PVC) delivers the natural elegance and classic profile of cedar, with unmatched durability and distinctive color selection guaranteed to last.
Daylighting is an integral part of architectural design. After all, building occupants want a physical and psychological connection to the outside world. We evolved under sunlight; our Circadian rhythms—governing daily living cycles, influencing our mood, and controlling our sleep patterns—developed in response to a connection to the outdoors. Unfortunately, how many design/construction professionals approach daylighting can be problematic.

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