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People in the news, Aug. 24 – Companies

Discovery names Akah Gaur as first president of development, construction and design division Akash Gaur Akash Gaur has been appointed by Bonita Springs, FL-based Discovery Senior Living to be the first-ever division president to head up Discovery Development Group and Discovery Design Concepts, the senior living provider’s in-house development, construction and design companies. Most recently, […]

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Lot sells with house plans for nearly $15M in Palm Beach: deed

An investment group led by a developer has sold a lot with town-approved plans for a house in the Estate Section’s newest subdivision for a recorded $14.75 million.   And the new owners — technology executive James Sankey and his wife, Beth — have contracted with a builder to complete the 10,000-square-foot house, which is already in the early stages of construction, according to courthouse records and sources familiar with the transaction in […]

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New Designs Expand Possibilities for Tiny Houses as Emergency Shelter

LiteHouse Shelters’ tiny houses are fully insulated and modular. Because they can be assembled into structures of different sizes, creator Brad Griffith envisions entire affordable tiny house villages constructed from his design in the future. (Credit: LiteHouse Shelters) As the homelessness crisis deepens its impact across the U.S., Washington State designers are improving tiny house […]

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Improvements to Boerne subdivision’s stormwater design satisfy city, but some still fighting project

The developer of a 100-acre, high-density subdivision on Boerne’s northwest side near Boerne Lake said it has corrected problems with the project’s stormwater management that prompted complaints from residents and a local group advocating sustainable development. On Aug. 9, representatives from KB Home — the company behind Shoreline Park, slated for 360 homes — and […]

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Stars and Stripes – Texas National Guard unveils military’s first 3D-printed barracks at US base

The Texas National Guard on Monday unveiled a new barracks facility at Camp Swift, Texas, constructed using 3D-printing technology. The barracks can house up to 72 soldiers and cost about one-third of the price of a traditional barracks, officials said. (Rose L. Thayer/Stars and Stripes) CAMP SWIFT, Texas — Texas National Guard members will be […]

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How the White House almost looked: 5 rejected designs

The White House would have looked entirely different today if it weren’t for an intense competition to determine its design.  In 1792, George Washington spearheaded a contest for those interested in designing the president’s home. Irish-born James Hoban ended up the lucky winner after his neoclassical mansion — known today as the White House — was chosen.  […]

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Indiana University adopts 1952 Mies design

Exterior view of the northwest corner of the Mies Building for the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Photo courtesy Hadley Fruits Architecture + Design, Indiana University’s (IU) new shared facility for the Eskenazi School of Art, is adopting a rediscovered 1952 design created by Mies for the […]

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Tankhouse, a design-forward Brooklyn-based developer, is cut from a different cloth

Long before a certain U.S. president recast it in his own slimy image, the stereotype of the New York real-estate developer was fairly well established in the public mind. Figures like 19th-century magnate John Jacob Astor and postwar tycoon William Zeckendorf set the pattern of the ravenous megalomaniac, their reach somewhat beyond their grasp, bulldozing […]

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Cosmos House / S-AR | ArchDaily

© Claudio Sodi + 18 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/966465/cosmos-house-s-ar Area Area of this architecture project Area:  100 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019 Photographs Photographs:  Claudio Sodi, Camila Cossio Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Lead Architects: César Guerrero, Ana Cecilia Garza © […]

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