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Two killings, two days, same gun: Crime spree shakes Rogers Park
A man was shot dead along a lakefront bike path just south of Loyola Park late Monday, just blocks from where an elderly man was fatally shot while walking his dogs over the weekend, according to Chicago police.
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…
2017 LeadingAge WI Spring Conference
May 3-5, | Appleton, WI WHAT: A clear sense of purpose enables you to focus on what matters most -- taking risks regardless of the challenges or obstacles ahead. We are lucky. As aging services providers, it’s easy for us to see the value of our work. The lives we touch and the families and caregivers we support -- all have an impact well beyond the walls of our organizations; however, to find real purpose and meaning in what we do, it is important that we tap our own potential, find the courage and determination to live our mission with focus on the values, talent, skills, and passion of those we serve to make a difference in the world LeadingAge Wisconsin invites you to attend our 2017 Spring Conference & Annual Business Meeting.…
These Designers Invented A New Way To 3-D Print Concrete Architecture
Their technique could radically change the way 3-D printed buildings look.
AN Interior's first ever list of top 50 interior architects and designers
While these architects' and designers' talents certainly go beyond interior work, they are deftly pushing the boundaries of residential, retail, workplace, and hospitality spaces and cleverly reimagining the spaces we inhabit.
Dallas Architecture Firm Ascension Merges With Similar Companies From Boston, New York
Dallas-based healthcare architecture design firm the Ascension Group Architects is part of a three-party merger that combines it with similar companies in the Northeast. Called E4H, the three-pronged group now includes Ascension, Boston’s MorrisSwitzer, and New York’s daSilva. They’ll keep their same names, but add E4H at the end. There are no plans for downsizing any of the employees at the five offices, and there is no singular chief executive or president. “It really is a merger of equals, and the original regional partners continue to remain as partners and owners in the new entity,” says Dan Morris, a partner of E4H, originally from MorrisSwitzer. “This is a national platform and we really are committed to…
66-year-old arrested in Kansas days after killing man outside KC home, prosecutor says
A 66-year-old Kansas City man, Marshall Celestine, has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of Morris “Mac” Clay as he was leaving a home Aug. 17, according to the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office.
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 (…
101 Reasons to Love the Main Line and Western Suburbs
We’re sure there are more, but we had to start somewhere.
Galesburg Amtrak Train Station Renewal
Legat Architects designed an expansion and upgrades to the Amtrak train station in Galesburg, Illinois.