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June 4, 2019
 
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Notre Dame must be restored exactly how it was: French Senate
 
Notre Dame must be restored exactly how it was: French Senate
 
French Senators have stipulated Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral must be restored exactly how it was before the massive fire destroyed much of the historic landmark.
 
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Amazon unveils design of Virginia headquarters
 
Amazon unveils design of Virginia headquarters
 
The first phase of construction of Amazon’s second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, will see the redevelopment of a block of vacant warehouses turned into two new LEED Gold-certified buildings.
 
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New Manhattan tower brings Art Deco flair to the city
 
New Manhattan tower brings Art Deco flair to the city
 
The first look has been revealed for Rose Hill, a 183-m (600-ft) condo tower in Manhattan, New York, designed by global architecture firm CetraRuddy.
 
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Architects propose a snowflake-shaped terminal
 
Architects propose a snowflake-shaped terminal for China
 
MAD Architects’ design for Terminal 3 of the Harbin Taiping International Airport in Harbin, China, looks like a snowflake that has gently fallen onto the earth.
 
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Architects declare climate and biodiversity emergency
 
Architects declare climate and biodiversity emergency
 
More than 7000 construction robots by 2025
 
More than 7000 construction robots by 2025
 
Singapore resort brings guests closer to nature
 
Singapore resort brings guests closer to nature
 
Fall protection and aesthetic appeal: All in one package
 
Fall protection and aesthetic appeal: All in one package
 
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Complex dewatering underway at Colorado mixed-use community
 
Complex dewatering underway at Colorado mixed-use community
 
Temporary dewatering and groundwater treatment systems have been installed for a highly anticipated mixed-use development in Reve, Boulder, Colorado. The excavation of both the north and south parcels has also reached its target subgrade of 8 m (26 ft) below ground surface, despite having to perform the work throughout Boulder’s winter months.
 
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Sourcing the right stone for a project
 
In today’s business climate, the focus on domestic-manufactured products has reached an all-time high. While the discussion of the tariffs for imported goods still remains in progress, decision-makers are faced with carefully weighing all the options. Yet, the process for navigating the choices often proves challenging, as both domestic and imported natural stone are readily available for building projects. Is a North American stone, or an imported one, the right choice for the project? Many times, an international stone is selected based on price, but there are many other factors to consider.
 
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Project News
Metal panels create high-tech look for South Carolina school
 
Metal panels create high-tech look for South Carolina school
 
The Myrtle Beach Middle School in South Carolina offers a vision of the future, in both its eye-catching design and award-winning performance. The school is engineered to be net-energy positive, meaning it generates more energy than it uses over the course of a year.
 
Designers mirrored top-tier energy performance in their plans for a dynamic façade, punctuated by sharp corner angles, punched-out window shading, and a dramatic entrance canopy. A bold color scheme created by broad expanses of metal panels emphasizes this architectural statement.
 
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DO A&Es KEEP SEPARATE LIBRARIES FROM THE OWNER'S SOURCE OF TRUTH DESIGN LIBRARY?
In your experience, were there any cases where the A&Es kept separate libraries from the owner’s source of truth design library?
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BOARD SPOTLIGHT: SECRETARY OF THE BOARD JORI SMITH
The recently elected CSI Board of Directors begin their term July 1. Here, Board Secretary Jori Smith, CSI, CDT, discusses her history with the association, how it has benefited her professionally, and the immediate and long-term opportunities she sees for CSI in the years to come.
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Federal grants unfairly promote wood: Construction associations
 
 
Landmark TWA hotel opens at JFK airport
 
 
Hong Kong arts center ‘glows’ with 13,000 aluminum fins
 
 
Standardizing concrete repair
 
 
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