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Shipping containers become key motif in Austin FC soccer complex
Shipping containers become key motif in Austin FC soccer complex
 
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Portland school harmonizes with nature for elevated learning experience
Gilkey International Middle School in Portland, Oregon, recently underwent a transformation to enhance its learning spaces, foster a stronger connection with its natural surroundings, and allow for greater social development of its students.
 
 
M redevelopment in Florida celebrates milestone
$84M redevelopment in Florida celebrates milestone
A Jan. 6 ceremony will commemorate the placement of the highest piece of structure as part of the $84 million redevelopment, titled Imagine Clearwater, in downtown Clearwater, Florida.
 
 
 
NYC senior housing changes zoning laws, embraces architectural context
NYC senior housing changes zoning laws, embraces architectural context
An award-winning senior housing complex in New York City’s Mott Haven neighborhood in the Bronx shaped zoning laws to allow greater mass, height, and street-level articulation. The design also made use of materials to integrate with the historical architectural context.
 
 
CTBUH names top architecture company of 2022
CTBUH names top architecture company of 2022
In December 2022, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) named Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) the number one architecture company for 2022.
 
 
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Moisture management for tall wood buildings
Moisture management for tall wood buildings
Mass timber structures are entering the discussion for many projects in North America, and increasingly for taller buildings. This is, in part, due to recent code changes allowing for combustible construction in taller structures. However, interest in the industry is driven by a larger trend.
 
 
Considerations for anodized aluminum cladding
Considerations for anodized aluminum cladding
Unlike architectural painted coatings that are applied on top of a material’s surface, anodizing is a finish produced by electrochemically controlling, accelerating, and enhancing oxidation. Anodize is an integral part of the aluminum substrate.
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KEE-PVC ROOFING REP NEEDED
Is there anyone that is repping Fiber-Tite or any other brand of KEE-PVC roofing that also has the little fake standing seams? I'm in the Northeast U.S. To clarify, I'm looking for a PVC roof or preferably KEE-PVC and it has to be green.
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MOVE TO DELTEK SPECPOINT
We are reaching out to see if anyone else has started the transition to Deltek's new platform, Specpoint? We've done all the training videos, but we are struggling with the transition of writing the specs by “system” instead of by “sections.” Sections such as thermal insulation are created in pieces (wall, roof, ceiling) and when they get compiled, we still aren't seeing all the information we put in. I'm open to any suggestions or ideas from others who have tried the new platform.
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