Atlanta Design Festival returns with home visits and talks October 2-10

The annual Atlanta Design Festival returns from October 2-10 with a full program of in-person and virtual events focused on “Reconnecting the Community” as an overarching theme. Each year the Festival brings together independent designers, established brands, young talent, international speakers from academia, NGOs and government entities, exhibitions, installations and …

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Manatee-Sarasota Construction Industry Executive Dies From COVID Delta Variant | East County

It was days after the death of his wife, Beverly Smock, when East County Bill Smock was browsing hundreds of sympathetic Facebook posts. Many of these messages were on the same theme. “They were like, ‘The first person I met at the Builders Association was Beverly… she made me feel …

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Conserving land and building houses, can we have both?

Protecting rural lands from development and building new homes for New Hampshire’s growing population are both popular and laudable goals. However, it often seems that these two objectives contradict each other and that one should be chosen and given up on the other. I would like to argue that it …

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Top tips for designing the perfect industrial-style bathroom

Posted on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 12:21 am Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] (© peshkov – stock.adobe.com) An industrial style bathroom is loved by all …

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Boston’s “Skinny House” just sold for over $ 1.2 million

(CNN) – It’s small, but powerful. Boston’s “Skinny House” – an iconic structure and must-see tourist attraction known as the city’s narrowest house – Just sold for over $ 1.2 million. “People are amazed that it was designed to be, really, this skinny,” said Travis Sachs, executive vice president of …

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Third Avenue in Chula Vista celebrates Park (ing) Day

For months, the parking spaces on Third Avenue in Chula Vista have served as outdoor dining areas for restaurants and breweries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Passers-by saw more than tables and benches on Friday. Several parking spaces along streets G and E have been transformed into art installations with …

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Billings homebuilder launches project to help businesses around the world

McCall Homes celebrated the grand opening of its third home for Homes For Hope on Friday in Billings, an organization that helps people with businesses in less affluent areas of the world. “We’re trying to go to some of the poorest parts of the world and develop entrepreneurs who are …

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A Fox Valley builder offers affordable housing. It is not easy.

Fox Valley homebuilder Tom McHugh is trying to fill a much needed gap in the Northeastern Wisconsin housing market: affordable, newly built homes. McHugh owns Tom McHugh Construction LLC, a Greenville-based residential construction company that specializes in the construction of production buildings, also known as track construction. Here’s how it …

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How to reduce waste in the fashion design process?

How to reduce waste in the fashion design process? A group of students try to find the answer Fashion is all about telling stories through clothing, and when done responsibly it becomes sustainable. Simply put, it is the use of environmentally friendly practices in the design, manufacture, distribution and consumption …

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Lake County News, California – Early Season Storm Approaching; rain, wind is expected to affect parts of northern California from this weekend

The team of meteorologists from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. are forecasting stormy and windy weather this weekend in parts of northern California. PG&E is ready and has a plan to deal with any outages the storm system may cause and reminds customers to take the necessary steps to prepare …

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