The International Code Council and the National Association of Home Builders (NABH) released a new report detailing the most commonly found code violations according to U.S. code officials. The 2019...
Five tips for a successful Memorial Day weekend grill
With Memorial Day weekend coming up, Judith Fertig and Karen Adler, cookbook authors of "Red, White and 'Que" (Running Press), demonstrated five tips for a successful grilling at Smoke 'n' Fire in Overland Park.
Winter Storms Challenge Barn, Horse Owners
Winter 2015 is piling snow, sleet, and freezing rain on much of the country. Find out how horse owners are coping.
Top 70 Construction Management Firms
TOP 70 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FIRMS Rank Firm 2015 Revenue 1 Hill International $503,000,000 2 Jacobs
Why Windows & Doors Matter
Explore the six areas where windows and doors can make a huge impact on the way your home looks and feels.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Building God's Way
The world’s way of construction, by most measures, is a broken process. The BuildingSmart Alliance estimates that as much as 70% of commercial construction projects are over budget or late. Learn about the revolutionary Building God’s Way approach that integrates biblical stewardship, relationships and ministry outreach, and cuts construction costs by up to 30% Learn how your church can take advantage of more affordable building options in your area, including adaptive re-use of existing commercial buildings Discover a dynamic and cost-effective 3-day design process that has helped more than 700 ministries nationwide to cast a clear vision for the future and bring their ministry dreams to life! Learn about the latest innovations in the design of…
WHAT WILL OUR NEIGHBORHOODS LOOK LIKE 10 YEARS FROM NOW?
Setting aside current land-use squabbles, next week’s Context forum, annually sponsored by the San Diego Architectural Foundation, will focus on what San Diego’s neighborhoods could be like 10 years hence “What will neighborhoods be like if they are approached from sustainability, practical density and good design practices?” said program chairwoman Margit Whitlock Free and paid elements will be included in the sixhour forum, starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Green Acres restaurant,10300 Campus Point Drive on Torrey Pines Mesa. The paid portion, which starts at 5 p.m., is $90 with a discount for foundation members. Information is available at sdarchitecture.org and payments may be made at thedoor. The keynote speaker, Vishaan Chakrabarti, is a New York…
Home Plan The Satchwell by Donald A. Gardner Architects
Home Plan The Satchwell# W-967, Graceful arches contrast with high gables for a stunning exterior on this Craftsman house plan. Windows with decorative transoms and several French doors flood the open floor plan with natural light Tray ceilings in the dining room and master bedroom as well as cathedral ceilings in the bedroom/study, great room, kitchen and breakfast area create architectural interest, along with visual space in this house plan. Built-ins in the great room and additional room in the garage add convenient storage. While a screened porch allows for comfortable outdoor entertaining, a bonus room lies near two additional bedrooms and offers flexibility in this house plan Positioned for privacy, the master suite features access…
Young Architect Guide: 12 Perfect Notebooks for Architects and Designers
Charles Eames was onto something when he said: “The details are not the details. They make the design.” When it comes to notebooks, Eames’ wisdom holds true. Designers tend to be picky and uncompromisingly detail-oriented and know that the perfect balance between aesthetics, functionality and comfort really matter in a notebook. While technology has brought…
How to Measure the Benefits of a Landscape
“We can’t achieve sustainability without considering the landscape. Performance happens there,” argued Barbara Deutsch, FASLA, president of the Landscape Architecture Foundation (…